Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leading cloud computing platform that provides organizations. It has a wide range of services to build and deploy applications, store data, and manage infrastructure. One of the core services offered by AWS is Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), a scalable object storage solution designed to store and retrieve data securely. However, misconfigurations or oversights can lead to the exposure of sensitive data stored in S3 buckets, posing significant risks to organizations. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what AWS and S3 buckets are, why they’re important, and how to identify open S3 buckets belonging to external organizations using practical commands.
Understanding AWS and S3 Buckets:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive cloud computing platform that offers a broad range of services, including compute power, storage, databases, and more. AWS enables organizations to leverage cloud infrastructure to scale their operations, reduce costs, and innovate at a rapid pace.Read more