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Category: Key Management Service

New: Server-Side Encryption for Amazon Kinesis Streams

In this age of smart homes, big data, IoT devices, mobile phones, social networks, chatbots, and game consoles, streaming data scenarios are everywhere. Amazon Kinesis Streams enables you to build custom applications that can capture, process, analyze, and store terabytes of data per hour from thousands of streaming data sources. Since Amazon Kinesis Streams allows […]

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New – Server-Side Encryption for Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)

As one of the most venerable members of the AWS family of services, is an essential part of many applications. Presentations such as Amazon SQS for Better Architecture and Massive Message Processing with Amazon SQS and Amazon DynamoDB explain how SQS can be used to build applications that are resilient and highly scalable. Today we […]

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New – Bring Your Own Keys with AWS Key Management Service

provides you with seamless, centralized control over your encryption keys. Our customers have told us that they love this fully managed service because it automatically handles all of the availability, scalability, physical security, and hardware maintenance for the underlying Key Management Infrastructure (KMI). It also centralizes key management, with one dashboard that offers creation, rotation, […]

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AWS CloudTrail Update – SSE-KMS Encryption & Log File Integrity Verification

My colleague Sivakanth Mundru sent the guest post below to introduce a pair of features for . — Jeff; As you know, AWS CloudTrail records API calls made on your account and delivers log files containing API activity to an S3 bucket you specify. Today, we are announcing two new features for CloudTrail: Support for […]

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AWS GovCloud (US) Update – AWS Key Management Service Now Available

The provides you with seamless, centralized control over your encryption keys. As I noted when we launched the service (see my post, New AWS Key Management Service, for more information), this service gives you a new option for data protection and relieves you of many of the more onerous scalability and availability issues that inevitably […]

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Amazon WorkMail – Managed Email and Calendaring in the AWS Cloud

Have you ever had to set up, run, and scale an email server? While it has been a long time since I have done this on my own, I do know that it is a lot of work! Users expect to be able to access their email from the application, device, or browser of their […]

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Data Encryption Made Easier – New Encryption Options for Amazon RDS

Encryption of stored data (often referred to as “data at rest”) is an important part of any data protection plan. Today we are making it easier for you to encrypt data at rest in database instances running MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle Database. Before today’s release you had the following options for encryption of data at […]

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New AWS Key Management Service (KMS)

Information security is always of paramount importance, whether data is stored on-premises or in the cloud. Since the early days of , we’ve done our best to provide our customers with the information, services, and features that they need to have in order to make informed decisions about what kinds of applications and what kinds […]

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