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Alert Logic_AWS Solutions

Preventing Security Fires with Amazon GuardDuty and Alert Logic Cloud Insight Essentials

Cloud Insight Essentials is an Alert Logic solution available in AWS Marketplace. It is a vulnerability assessment solution allowing customers to find risky configurations that go against AWS Security Best Practices. The solution does this by analyzing AWS APIs and scanning AWS CloudTrail events looking for unsafe configurations. Cloud Insight Essentials also provides security context for the complete list of Amazon GuardDuty findings so customers can take short- and long-term actions to reduce potential security threats.

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AWS IoT

Connect Microcontroller-Based Devices to the Cloud with Amazon FreeRTOS and Espressif ESP32

Amazon FreeRTOS code for ESP32 is now available on the Amazon FreeRTOS GitHub repository. Espressif Systems is a multinational, fabless semiconductor company that has been focused on producing connected microcontrollers and System-on-Modules (SoMs) for the emerging mobile and IoT markets. Espressif has worked diligently to connect a number of their popular IoT SoMs to AWS IoT services. In this post, we discuss how to start running Amazon FreeRTOS on ESP32 in order to connect to AWS IoT Core.

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Connectivity Options for VMware Cloud on AWS Software Defined Data Centers

VMware Cloud on AWS enables customers to have a hybrid cloud platform by running their VMware workloads in the cloud while having seamless connectivity to on-premises and AWS native services. Customers can use their existing AWS Direct Connect or VPN solutions to connect to their VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) clusters. In this post, we dive deep into SDDC networking and how it connects to different local and remote customer networks.

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GuardiCore_AWS Solutions

Evaluate Network Security with GuardiCore’s Infection Monkey—a Breach and Attack Simulation Tool

Ensuring that proper security measures are in place calls for robust security testing mechanisms. GuardiCore’s Infection Monkey is an open source Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) tool that tests and evaluates the effectiveness of your network security configurations during post-breach attacks. You can simulate a breach by “infecting” a server with a “Monkey” that runs around your network using various methods to enter propagation paths and attacks each point of vulnerability it discovers.

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SageMaker

Integrating with Amazon SageMaker: Using Built-In Algorithms from External Applications

We are often asked how to integrate software with Amazon SageMaker and use the service’s built-in machine learning algorithms. In this post, we discuss how to use the training capabilities of Amazon SageMaker to leverage its built-in algorithms. The types of applications that can integrate with Amazon SageMaker are data science platforms, business intelligence tools, or any application that needs to use machine learning behind the scenes.

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Networking

How to Connect VPCs Fast Using the Aviatrix Next-Gen Global Transit Hub on AWS Quick Start

A next-generation Global Transit Hub is part of a second generation of networking technology, combining a traditional Global Transit Hub with additional security, scale, and operational functionalities. Aviatrix is an APN Advanced Technology Partner and one of the first APN Partners to earn the AWS Networking Competency. Now, you can use the Aviatrix Global Transit Hub on AWS Quick Start to connect multiple geographically-dispersed VPCs and remote networks faster than ever.

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Architecting Multi-Region SaaS Solutions on AWS

As SaaS organizations grow and begin to extend their global reach, they must consider how their larger geographic footprint will shape and influence the architecture of their systems. Operations, deployment, agility, security, and scale all can be impacted by the move to a geographically distributed SaaS model. The more complexity that is added to a system’s operational and deployment profile, the more challenging it becomes to maintain the agility goals that are often associated SaaS delivery models.

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Enabling New SaaS Strategies with AWS PrivateLink

Networking is often viewed as a foundational element of a system’s architecture. The reality is there are plenty of scenarios where the networking footprint of a SaaS application can influence the functionality, extensibility, and management profile of your SaaS environment. While there are plenty of creative ways developers leverage AWS networking constructs to refine SaaS solutions, the introduction of AWS PrivateLink adds new opportunities in the SaaS networking landscape.

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VMware Cloud on AWS

Understanding Amazon VPC from a VMware NSX Engineer’s Perspective

With VMware Cloud on AWS, you can deploy applications in a fully-managed VMware environment. Organizations can simplify their hybrid IT operations by using the same VMware technologies—including vSphere, vSAN, NSX, and vCenter—across their on-premises datacenters and on the AWS cloud. In this post, and my follow-up, we explore the major components of Amazon VPC for engineers and architects who build and operate VMware NSX networks, and who are building solutions on VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Continued Remediation

This is the third post in our series documenting a project to fix issues with the AWS GameDay architecture by using tenets of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. In Part 2, we remediated the critical findings found in our initial review and here we’ll cover remediating the deficiencies found in our Disaster Recovery plan, as well as other optimizations we’ve made due to recent announcements. We will also discuss how to address another crucial component in our application development—testing.

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