AWS provides a rich set of tools and capabilities for managing access to cloud architectures including AWS IAM Identity Center, which makes it easy to manage access across your entire organization. Learn how AWS customers can leverage Okta Access Requests and AWS IAM Identity Center to provide just-in-time access to cloud resources. Granting just-in-time access to developers for a limited time based on approval is an effective way to limit the active time frame for assignments to your AWS resources.
Federation using SAML 2.0 enables customers to use their existing external IdP and avoid managing multiple sources of identities when accessing AWS accounts. This post builds on the recommendation of using regional SAML endpoints for failover by showing how you can configure Okta‘s federation with IAM to increase its availability. Learn how to configure Okta, an AWS Security Competency Partner, to utilize multiple regional AWS SAML sign-in endpoints that can be deployed at setup by the Okta admin.
Security is something keeping many IT leaders up at night in this new normal. As companies build their long-term digital workplace strategies, looking at Zero Trust and what that means from a user perspective is key. In this post, we’ll define Zero Trust, highlight solutions that are key to delivering trust at the user level, and showcase AWS Competency Partners that offer these solutions to customers.
Say Hello to 123 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in September
We are excited to highlight 123 AWS Partners that received new designations in September for our global AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, AWS Service Ready, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.
Introducing AWS Digital Workplace Competency Partners Who Enable Secure Remote Work from Anywhere, Anytime
The new AWS Digital Workplace Competency helps customers reduce security risks and meet compliance requirements, while freeing end users from the office and enabling them to work securely on any device, from anywhere, at any time. The AWS Digital Workplace Competency takes on the heavy lifting of identifying and validating industry leaders with proven customer success and technical proficiency in endpoint management, application management, and collaboration platforms.
As organizations continue to build data lakes on AWS and adopt Amazon EMR, especially when consuming data at enterprise scale, it’s critical to govern your data lakes by establishing federated access and having fine-grained controls to access your data. Learn how to implement SAML-based authentication (AuthN) using Okta for Amazon EMR, querying data using Zeppelin notebooks, and applying column-level authorization (AuthZ) using AWS Lake Formation.
The Digital Workplace program at AWS identifies APN Partners and AWS solutions that can help you build a digital workplace. All the partners and AWS solutions that we showcase have passed a Technical Baseline Review with AWS, and some of our APN Partners have also created AWS Quick Starts. These accelerators that reduce hundreds of manual procedures into just a few steps, so you can build your production environment quickly and start using it immediately.