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AWS Security

Closed Loop Security and Compliance Helps You Safely Migrate to and Expand AWS Usage

DevOps staff in many organizations are one misconfiguration away from compromising their AWS resources to attackers as they migrate to and grow their adoption of existing and new AWS services. In this post, AWS Security Partner Cavirin proposes “Closed Loop Security” based on unifying proactive and reactive risk signals as a key strategy for DevOps staff to protect their AWS infrastructure from misconfigurations and vulnerabilities.

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How to Benchmark and Prioritize Security Threats in Amazon GuardDuty Using Sumo Logic

Users looking for enhanced security operations within their AWS environment can utilize Sumo Logic Global Intelligent Service (GIS) for Amazon GuardDuty. This solution allows organizations to separate the signal from the noise within your security alerts, helping to more accurately pinpoint investigations and resources. This comparison data allows companies to bolster their security efforts by proactively identifying and remediating threats.

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Driving Continuous Security and Configuration Checks for Amazon EKS with Alcide Advisor

The inherent complexities for running cloud-native applications such as Kubernetes, especially in a multi-cluster environment, are growing. Alcide Advisor creates a snapshot of your cluster’s security and compliance posture with actionable recommendations to ensure no security drifts are detected only in runtime. Alcide Advisor allows DevOps and security teams to discover misplaced secrets or secret access, identify Kubernetes vulnerabilities and perform Amazon EKS cluster checks.

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Enhancing AWS Marketplace Reporting with Tackle.io and Commerce Analytics Service

For AWS Marketplace Sellers, your sales operations, finance, and marketing teams all need to carefully consider how sales originating from AWS Marketplace might affect existing processes. AWS Marketplace Commerce Analytics Service allows you to programmatically access sales data from AWS Marketplace. This post describes how Tackle.io developed an innovative solution using the AWS Fargate compute engine to make Commerce Analytics Service data more accessible for business owners.

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Industry’s First Alexa Skill Builder Certification Helps Give Partners a Voice Advantage

You can now register for the new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification, the industry’s first and only certification that validates your ability to build, test, and publish Alexa Skills. This offering enables APN Partners to validate their Alexa and cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential, building credibility among your clients and prospects. With Alexa, you can reach customers through more than 100 million Alexa-enabled devices.

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Scheduling Tasks on AWS with IBM Spectrum LSF and IBM Spectrum Symphony

Many high performance computing (HPC) and grid customers with large technical and on-premises computing systems select IBM Spectrum LSF and IBM Spectrum Symphony for policy-driven control and scheduling. This translates into better application performance, better throughput, better utilization, and the ability to respond quickly to business demands. If you’re a Spectrum LSF and Spectrum Symphony customer, you now have flexible options for running on AWS.

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Analyzing Performance and Cost of Large-Scale Data Processing with AWS Lambda

There are many tools available for doing large-scale data analysis, and picking the right one for a given job is critical. Here, we take an in-depth analysis of the architecture and performance characteristics of a completely serverless data processing platform. While the approach isn’t applicable for every use case, it has a very low total cost of ownership (TCO) and because AWS Lambda allows us to run arbitrary code easily, this approach provides the flexibility to handle non-standard data formats easily.

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Helping Customers Migrate to AWS Just Got Easier with the AWS ISV Workload Migration Program

Is your business focused on migrating ISV workloads from on-premises to AWS? You’ll be excited to hear about the AWS ISV Workload Migration Program (WMP) for APN Consulting and Technology Partners. The WMP provides APN Partners with technical enablement, migration funding to offset costs, and go-to-market support, making it easier to migrate customers’ ISV workloads to AWS. The program leverages the expertise of APN Partners and AWS best practices to create repeatable and scalable migration models.

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Authority to Operate on AWS Program Helps Public Sector Partners Accelerate Security and Compliance for Customers

Security and compliance are primary considerations for many AWS customers as they begin their cloud journey. Public sector customers, in particular, face obstacles and challenges using commercially available solutions that may not have an Authority to Operate (ATO). To help customers overcome these obstacles, the Authority to Operate on AWS program provides resources to solution providers who need assistance pursuing a compliance authorization.

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How Slalom Created Personalized, Interactive Event Experiences Using Amazon Rekognition

Amazon Rekognition makes it easy to add highly accurate image and video analysis to your applications. The service’s core functionality allowed Slalom, an APN Premier Consulting Partner, to create three personalized, interactive experiences for attendees at REALIZE, the company’s inaugural, one-day client summit in Chicago. Dive deep into how Slalom did it, and follow along with a how-to so you can learn to do it yourself.

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