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How to Enhance the Security and Compliance of Cloud Architectures with Datacom and AWS Services

Security and compliance governance is one of the most challenging problems organizations face when managing their cloud infrastructure. After years of working with AWS, Datacom Group has observed that each client has their own industry-specific security and compliance requirements. What’s needed is a solution that is flexible enough to cater to diverse customer requirements. Datacom’s governance solution is flexible and can integrate with a number of AWS native services to offer enhanced capabilities.

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How ClearDATA Enforces Data Locality with AWS IAM Permission Boundaries

For healthcare organizations bound by regulations that require privacy, security, and compliance protections for sensitive healthcare data, ClearDATA provides the peace of mind of automation-forward technology and industry-leading, HITRUST-certified, healthcare-exclusive expertise. Learn how ClearDATA Comply uses the IAM permission boundary feature to automate restricting access to specific AWS regions.

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Isolating SaaS Tenants with Dynamically Generated IAM Policies

Many SaaS organizations leverage AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to define a series of policies and roles that can be used to ensure tenants are not allowed to cross tenant boundaries when accessing resources. To make this work, you have to create separate policies for each tenant which can create an explosion of tenant policies that push the account limits of IAM. Learn how dynamic policy generation creates a more scalable and manageable isolation experience.

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Say Hello to 55 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 55 AWS Partners that received new designations in August 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.

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Deploying DevSecOps on Amazon EKS with Aqua Security – Part 2

Aqua Security was built to redefine security and help you address the security skills gap in a rapidly evolving cloud-native landscape, automating security controls at the speed of DevOps. Unlike traditional security, cloud-native security cannot adopt a one-size-fits-all approach. It has to be seamlessly integrated with the existing processes, organizational culture as well as the technology. Learn how to implement a DevSecOps pipeline using AWS CodePipeline and Aqua Platform.

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Easily Delegate Responsibilities Using AWS Permissions Boundaries and cloudtamer.io

Permissions boundaries allow admins to delegate permissions to users so they can create new AWS service roles without elevating their own permissions. This removes the need for admins to field requests for these role creations and promotes self-service for users. The ultimate goal is to remove blockers for enhanced productivity. Learn how to pair permissions boundaries with cloudtamer.io for increased automation and delegation.

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Getting Started with Bottlerocket and Certified AWS Partners

Bottlerocket is an open source Linux-based OS purpose-built for hosting containers, and APN Partners and AWS customers can quickly get up and running with Bottlerocket. Our goal is to continue to enhance the capabilities of our APN Partners by working together to incorporate it within their offerings and services, so that our mutual customers benefit from the reduced footprint, improved security, performance, and automation capabilities of the OS.

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Minimizing the PCI Compliance Burden Using Containerization, Microservices, and AWS

Leveraging cloud-based microservices is not a solution that works for everyone or every application, but it’s one more point in favor of transitioning legacy applications to microservices. If you’re already looking to re-architect, consider it an opportunity to spin out regulated data into separate containers. From there, it’s not much more effort to move those containers to AWS. Learn how AWS technologies can help organizations reduce their Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance burden.

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How BriteCore Improved Security and Scalability by Migrating Insurance Workloads with AWS Landing Zone

BriteCore was originally designed as an on-premises data center-based monolith; a state-of-the-art core insurance solution. However, the business agility, cost savings, and increased security of the cloud made it clear the insurance industry had to migrate. Learn how BriteCore used AWS Landing Zone to deliver a modern administrative system for Property & Casualty insurance that could be more agile, scale better, and be more secure than on-premises infrastructure.

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Implementing SAML AuthN for Amazon EMR Using Okta and Column-Level AuthZ with AWS Lake Formation

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.

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