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Category: AWS Config

New – AWS Config Rules Now Support Proactive Compliance

January 12, 2023 – Post updated with the current regional availability. When operating a business, you have to find the right balance between speed and control for your cloud operations. On one side, you want to have the ability to quickly provision the cloud resources you need for your applications. At the same time, depending […]

AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! I had an amazing start to the week last week as I was speaking at the AWS Community Day NL. This event had 500 attendees and over 70 speakers, and […]

AWS Week in Review – September 19, 2022

Things are heating up in Seattle, with preparation for AWS re:Invent 2022 well underway. Later this month the entire News Blog team will participate in our now-legendary “speed storming” event. Over the course of three or four days, each of the AWS service teams with a launch in the works for re:Invent will give us […]

AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022

AWS re:Inforce returned to Boston last week, kicking off with a keynote from Amazon Chief Security Officer Steve Schmidt and AWS Chief Information Security officer C.J. Moses: Be sure to take some time to watch this video and the other leadership sessions, and to use what you learn to take some proactive steps to improve […]

AWS Week in Review – June 20, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! Last Week’s Launches It’s been a quiet week on the AWS News Blog, however a glance at What’s New page shows the various service teams have been busy as usual. […]

New – Updated Pay-Per-Use Pricing Model for AWS Config Rules

AWS Config rules give you the power to perform Dynamic Compliance Checking on your Cloud Resources. Building on the AWS Resource Configuration Tracking provided by AWS Config, you can use a combination of predefined and custom rules to continuously and dynamically check that all changes made to your AWS resources are compliant with the conditions […]

AWS Config Rules Update: Aggregate Compliance Data Across Accounts and Regions

As I have discussed in the past, sophisticated AWS customers invariably control multiple AWS accounts. Some of these are the results of acquisitions or a holdover from bottom-up, departmental adoption of cloud computing. Others create multiple accounts in order to isolate developers, projects, or departments from each other. We strongly endorse this as a best […]

AWS Config Update – New Managed Rules to Secure S3 Buckets

AWS Config captures the state of your AWS resources and the relationships between them. Among other features, it allows you to select a resource and then view a timeline of configuration changes that affect the resource (read Track AWS Resource Relationships With AWS Config to learn more). AWS Config rules extends Config with a powerful […]