Archives for July 30, 2013

Setting up Multi-Factor Authentication with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

By Imran Ahmed Introduction Amazon Web Services provides a very robust permissions and policy management system through IAM, or Identity and Access Management. One step further that a corporate administrator can go to help protect some of their most restricted accounts. Multi-Factor Authentication, also known as Two-Factor Authentication, is an added layer or protection beyond the typical username and password. Typical devices utilize secure algorithms to provide the user with a rotating code which they would need to supply in addition to their username and password. Most commonly, this is … [Read more...]