AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Security

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How to Enable Custom Actions in AWS Security Hub

AWS Security Hub’s Custom Actions allow you to initiate responsive actions against findings selected through the console. Your workflow benefits from these defined actions, reducing the dwell time to investigate and remediate findings in Security Hub. We introduce the process of creating Custom Actions with two examples: (1) sending findings to email; and 2) sending findings to Slack. This post will help you understand the process to create your own Custom Actions for utilization in Security Operations playbooks.

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Automating Remediation of Amazon GuardDuty Findings with Dome9 CloudBots

Dome9’s integration with Amazon GuardDuty brings to the table a way of surfacing security findings, providing context and creating automated remediations. Users that identify a finding can look through their Dome9 console and pinpoint the exact instance, VPC, and security group associated with it. This helps customers identify the compromised instance, as well as potential instances that may have a similar posture, thereby allowing you to mitigate the risk before exposure.

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Security Orchestration with Symantec Cloud Workload Protection and AWS Systems Manager

Symantec is an AWS Security Competency Partner that has integrated Amazon’s SSM Agent with their cloud-native Symantec Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) solution, which automates core security controls for AWS workloads, enabling business agility, risk reduction, and cost savings for organizations, while easing DevOps and administrative burdens. Customers can now deploy the CWP agent directly from the CWP console or just use a simple REST API call.

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New AWS Solution Space Launches with 10 Customer-Ready Solutions

AWS Solution Space allows AWS Competency Partners to showcase customer-ready solutions based on architectures validated by AWS. These are quick, cost effective, repeatable solutions meant to create new business leading to production workloads. Customers can also request AWS support for launching each solution. At launch, we are featuring 10 customer-ready solutions: 5 for Big Data, 3 for Machine Learning, one for Security, and one for End User Computing.

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Collecting Information from AWS CloudFormation Resources Created in External Accounts with Custom Resources

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Throughout this series, we’ve talked about easing cross-account role creation with AWS CloudFormation and a custom stack URL.  We’ve also discussed how to dynamically generate CloudFormation templates to populate a unique external ID. But once your cross-account role is created, how does the […]

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Announcing the Security Competency for APN Consulting Partners

Recognizing APN Consulting Partners who provide deep technical and consulting expertise helping enterprises adopt, develop, and deploy complex security projects. Security is the top priority at AWS. Under the AWS shared responsibility model, AWS provides a global secure infrastructure and foundation compute, storage, networking and database services, as well as higher level services. While AWS […]

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Generating Custom AWS CloudFormation Templates with Lambda to Create Cross-Account Roles

Ian Scofield is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  In a previous post in our series, we showed how to use an AWS CloudFormation launch stack URL to help customers create a cross-account role in their AWS account. As mentioned in an earlier APN Blog post, a cross-account role is the recommended method to […]

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Shift Security Left through DevSecOps

Fusing application development with integrated, automated security processes By Christian Lachaux, AABG Security Lead, Accenture; Federico Tandeter, Cloud Security Offering Development Lead, Accenture. Accenture is a Premier APN Consulting Partner and AWS MSP who holds a number of AWS Competencies, including Migration. Development+Security+Operations, better known as DevSecOps, is revolutionizing application development by integrating automated security […]

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Partner SA Roundup – March 2017

For this month’s Partner SA roundup, AWS Partner SAs Pratap Ramamurthy, Juan Villa, and Scott Ward discuss three APN Technology Partners: SoftNAS, Threat Stack, and Zscaler. Let’s dive in! SoftNAS, by Juan Villa Deploying and managing high performance and highly available NAS/SAN solutions can be difficult and error prone. SoftNAS, an APN Advanced Technology and […]

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