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Director, OpenShift Strategy at Red Hat. Founder of Rishidot Research, a research community focused on services world. His focus is on Platform Services, Infrastructure and the role of Open Source in the services era. Krish has been writing @ CloudAve from its inception and had also been part of GigaOm Pro Analyst Group. The opinions expressed here are his own and are neither representative of his employer, Red Hat, nor CloudAve, nor its sponsors.

2 responses to “Amazon Web Services Makes It Easy for the Hackers, Oops, Users”

  1. Amazon EC2 launches Web-based management console | Between the Lines |

    [..] Cloud Ave notes that’s Amazon’s love for usernames and passwords are a security risk, but you can’t argue the ease of use. Personally, I wouldn’t want my infrastructure riding on a username and password–they are too easy to break. Give me those complicated secret keys. [..]

  2. AMB Album » Amazon’s New Management Console Makes Setting up a Server in the Cloud Easy

    [..] At the same time, however, it should also be noted that Cloud Avepoints out that Amazon’s reliance on relatively weak passwords could be a potential security issue. [..]