AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Security

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Why Your Company Should Become Security Experts on AWS

APN Partners with security expertise help customers identify asset vulnerabilities and develop an organizational understanding to manage security risks in AWS customer systems, assets, and data. If your company wants to help AWS customers with security, the new APN Navigate Security track provides APN Partners with a prescriptive journey to help you build expertise in cloud security solutions.

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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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Keeping the Security and Scalability of Serverless Apps Problem-Free with AWS Secrets Manager

AWS Secrets Manager helps you protect secrets needed to access your applications, services, and IT resources while enabling you to easily rotate, manage, and retrieve database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycle. If you’re researching how to improve secrets management, it’s critical to curate the advice you find. The engineers at Stackery have spent lots of time doing just that and share several benefits for using AWS Secrets Manager to keep security and scalability problem-free down the line.

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Extending On-Premises Cisco Cloud ACI Network Security Segmentation to AWS

Businesses need a network that can empower the data center to move workloads to the cloud. In most data centers, the diverse and disjointed visibility, as well as troubleshooting capabilities with no correlation across different environments, results in complex operational models. Cisco Cloud Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) automates the management of end-to-end connectivity as well as the enforcement of consistent security policies for applications running in on-premises data centers and on AWS.

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Enabling Digital Transformation with Secure Team Collaboration from Symphony

Symphony was built by a consortium of 15 leading global financial institutions to solve the critical issue of how to collaborate while remaining secure and compliant. This initial goal has lead Symphony to develop a platform that’s changing the way companies do business in critical industries like financial services. Its open APIs, integrations, bots, and workflows are helping to create a more democratic ecosystem for innovation, within and beyond financial services.

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Control Access to Your Data with Slack Enterprise Key Management and AWS KMS

Slack has become a vital tool for collaboration for teams and companies around the world, and we are excited about the launch of Slack Enterprise Key Management (EKM). By integrating with AWS Key Management Service (KMS) in a customer’s AWS account, Slack EKM gives you tighter control over access to data that is stored in Slack. With Slack EKM, you can create a Customer Master Key that always stays under your control. Then, using key policies, you grant Slack access to use your CMK to generate and decrypt data keys.

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Creating a Golden AMI Pipeline Integrated with Qualys for Vulnerability Assessments

The golden AMI pipeline addresses challenges faced by customer cloud teams. It describes a method for providing a repeatable, scalable, and approved application stack factory that increases innovation velocity, reduces effort, and increases the chief information security officer’s confidence that IT teams are compliant in their cloud deployments. In this post, we explored how to set up a golden AMI creation pipeline with a combination of AWS services, as well as the Qualys Scanner available on AWS Marketplace.

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How to Securely Access Amazon Virtual Private Clouds Using Zscaler Private Access

When you’re enabling external access to an Amazon EC2 instance or Amazon VPC, there’s a need to expose some sort of inbound path from the users to the application, usually over the internet. Zscaler has been working with customers to redefine secure access to applications either on-premises or as they move to AWS. In this post, we discuss how you can implement a Zero Trust approach for access to workloads and services hosted on AWS with the aid of Zscaler Private Access.

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Building Foundational Security and Compliance Capabilities in 10 Minutes with the CIS AWS Quick Start

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmark on AWS Quick Start helps you to make securing and monitoring resources easier to implement and understand. The Quick Start was developed by Accenture, an APN Premier Partner and Managed Service Provider (MSP) with the AWS Security Competency. We also created a new video offering step-by-step best practice guidance on how to deploy the CIS Benchmark Quick Start and build foundational security capabilities into your account, in just 10 minutes.

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How to Integrate AWS Security Hub Custom Actions with PagerDuty

AWS Security Hub is a great way to get visibility into your security profile for all your AWS accounts. PagerDuty gives you the ability to display, triage, and investigate events within your organization. When used together, Security Hub and PagerDuty gives you the ability to have full visibility and response to the security events happening in your AWS accounts. I invite you to explore PagerDuty and Security Hub further and see what you can do to build out your own integrations.

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