Category: AWS Config
Learn how T-Systems has enabled AWS Config at scale on Deutsche Telekom IT’s AWS landing zone, which is a brownfield environment with more than 600 AWS accounts. AWS Config is a governance and compliance service that enables you to assess, audit, and evaluate the configurations of your resources. The main motivator for Deutsche Telekom IT using AWS Config is that developing compliance checks using custom tools was time consuming, unscalable, and came with a large operational overhead.
AWS Config continuously monitors and records your AWS resource configurations, and allows you to automate the evaluation of recorded configurations against desired configurations. This post aims to assist you on deploying a set of custom AWS Config Rules that leverages third-party REST APIs to evaluate AWS resources in an automated fashion. The AWS Config evaluations represented in this guide show the reporting status of Amazon EC2 instances against TrendMicro and Qualys.
The move to primarily cloud-based operations has pushed enterprises to prioritize digital security mechanisms and regulatory compliance controls to safeguard weaknesses and reduce effects of an attack. TCS Cloud Exponence is a multi-cloud operations solution with a focus on a range of critical security operations such as cloud perimeter monitoring, patch management, vulnerability assessment, compliance monitoring, alerting, and reporting.
Compliance-as-code is an alternative to performing a manual audit. It’s an automated method to check that controls are being followed where rules are written in a programming language that can be run on an event. The source of this event could be from a recurring schedule, or from a change that has happened in the environment. Mechanical Rock uses AWS Service Catalog to distribute common infrastructure patterns that enable development teams to quickly build and deploy modern cloud native applications.
By Ben Perak, APN Global Segment Leader The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Delivery Program launched in November 2016 with one simple goal: to help customers easily identify AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners with a successful track record of delivering specific AWS services and a demonstrated ability to provide expertise in a particular service […]
On Tuesday, Advanced all-in APN Technology Partner and AWS Big Data and Security Competency Partner Splunk announced the availability of its Splunk App for AWS 4.2. The Splunk App for AWS 4.2 adds a number of new features for users, including (but not limited to): New dashboard for AWS Inspector data surfaces your findings so […]