Secure Storage - AWS Security Incident Response Guide

Secure Storage

Amazon S3 – Amazon S3 is object storage built to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere. It is designed to deliver 99.999999999% durability, and stores data for millions of applications used by market leaders in every industry. Amazon S3 provides comprehensive security and is designed to meet your regulatory requirements. It gives customers flexibility in the methods they use to manage data for cost optimization, access control, and compliance. Amazon S3 provides query-in-place functionality, which enables you to run powerful analytics directly on your data at rest in Amazon S3. Amazon S3 is the most supported cloud storage service available, with integration from the largest community of third-party solutions, systems integrator partners, and other AWS services.

Amazon S3 Glacier – Amazon S3 Glacier is a secure, durable, and extremely low-cost cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. It is designed to deliver 99.999999999% durability, provides comprehensive security, and is designed to meet your regulatory requirements. Amazon S3 Glacier provides query-in-place functionality, which enables you to run powerful analytics directly on your archive data at rest. To keep costs low yet suitable for varying retrieval needs, Amazon S3 Glacier provides three options for access to archives, from a few minutes to several hours.