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Challenging current best practices for AWS security

Today I’m raising an unpopular opinion going against current “best practice”: You probably don’t need a Bastion host and it might do more harm than good.


The reasoning behind this assertion is based on many years as an IT consultant working with small to mid-sized companies (and a few large) and my day job as a co-founder and product owner at EINDOM.

Over the years I’ve helped with everything from small blogs on shared hosting, to scaling cloud deployments into the 100’s of instances. No I’m not quite privileged enough to put multi-thousand deployments on my CV yet, but this is not the kind of stories I’m going to do here. …


Henrik Sylvester Pedersen

Co-founder at Danish startup - We are building the best Property Management software tailored for small landlords and automating all the things.

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