OAuth: An In-Depth Overview

OAuth, short for “Open Authorization,” is an industry-standard authentication protocol used for secure authorization and access delegation. It allows users to grant limited access to their resources on one website (known as the “service provider”) to another website or application (the “consumer”) without sharing their credentials directly. OAuth plays a critical role in enabling secure and controlled access to APIs, protecting user data, and enhancing user experience across various web and mobile applications.

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S3 Access Logs

S3 access logs are log files generated by Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) that capture detailed information about access and requests made to S3 buckets. These logs provide valuable insights into who accessed the buckets, what operations were performed, and when they occurred. S3 access logs can be enabled for individual buckets and are stored in another S3 bucket designated to store the logs.

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