Amazon S3 cloud hosting service is having a security feature of changing permission level for each bucket, folder and files. By using this feature, you can restrict the access of media files like videos, audios and images and you can also control the access to downloadable files hosted on Amazon S3 like PDF, Zipped Files etc.
Note: Amazon S3 is running special offer of free Data-In (Upload)
Reason 1: If you are going to use Signed URLs (Private URL feature) of Amazon S3 files then you will have to restrict the public access of files.
Reason 2: If you are not ready to share the files with other and still working on the next version of file then till that time you can restrict the access of the file.
In the next post, I will show you how to use Signed URL for secured access and hotlink protection for Amazon S3 files. Post your queries and concern related to Amazon S3 or discuss your experience of using the same.