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Cloud Computing

Featuring 58 Papers as of January 3, 2020

  • Packet Capture on AWS STI Graduate Student Research
    by Teri Radichel - August 14, 2017 

    Companies using AWS (Amazon Web Services) will find that traditional means of full packet capture using span ports is not possible. As defined in the AWS Service Level Agreement, Amazon runs certain aspects of the cloud platform and does not give customers access to physical networking hardware. Although access to physical network equipment is limited, packet capture is still possible on AWS but needs to be architected in a different way. Instead of using span ports, security professionals can leverage the software that runs on top of the cloud platform. The tools and services provided by AWS may facilitate more automated, cost-effective, scalable packet capture solutions for some companies when compared to traditional data center approaches.

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