Shared Responsibility Model
What is the AWS Shared Responsibility Model?
The AWS shared responsibility model is a concept of dividing responsibilities between AWS and a Customer.
The Customer is you.
AWS's responsibilities are the security of the cloud.
Customer responsibilities are security in the cloud.
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Responsibility of AWS
AWS's responsibility is the security of the cloud.
AWS manages all infrastructure layers.
Some of the infrastructure layers are:
- Data centers
- Hardware and software
Responsibility of a Customer
Customers' responsibility is the security of everything they make in AWS Cloud.
Customers (you) have complete control over your content.
Customer manages AWS services, software, and access to the data.
|Edge locations||Networking traffic protection|
|Availability zones||Server-side encryption|
|Regions||Client-side data encryption|
|AWS global infrastructure||Operating systems configuration|