S3 Antivirus Scanning with Lambda and ClamAV

Dennis Webb / October 4, 2017

There have been many stories over the past months about S3 buckets being left unsecured. Terabytes of sensitive data available for the whole world to download. CyberSecurity 101 teaches, “Don’t leave private data open to the public.”, but somehow many major companies have let this one slip through the cracks.

Another lesson that everybody knows is, “Never open a file that has not been scanned for viruses.” So how do you protect yourself and scan the files stored on S3? Amazon doesn’t have a built-in antivirus tool for the task.

Please click here to learn in detail about one solution that we’ve deployed in conjunction with our client, Upside Travel.