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Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

Fortinet FortiCNP – Now Available in AWS Marketplace

When I first started to talk about AWS in front of IT professionals, they would always listen intently and ask great questions. Invariably, a seasoned pro would raise there hand and ask “This all sounds great, but have you thought about security?” Of course we had, and for a while I would describe our principal […]

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New for Amazon GuardDuty – Malware Protection for Amazon EBS Volumes

August 1st, 2022: Post updated to clarify how GuardDuty Malware Protection works with KMS keys. With Amazon GuardDuty, you can monitor your AWS accounts and workloads to detect malicious activity. Today, we are adding to GuardDuty the capability to detect malware. Malware is malicious software that is used to compromise workloads, repurpose resources, or gain […]

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Amazon Detective Supports Kubernetes Workloads on Amazon EKS for Security Investigations

In March 2020, we introduced Amazon Detective, a fully managed service that makes it easy to analyze, investigate, and quickly identify the root cause of potential security issues or suspicious activities. Amazon Detective continuously extracts temporal events such as login attempts, API calls, and network traffic from Amazon GuardDuty, AWS CloudTrail, and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) […]

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AWS Week In Review – July 25, 2022

A few weeks ago, we hosted the first EMEA AWS Heroes Summit in Milan, Italy. This past week, I had the privilege to join the Americas AWS Heroes Summit in Seattle, Washington, USA. Meeting with our community experts is always inspiring and a great opportunity to learn from each other. During the Summit, AWS Heroes […]

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AWS Week In Review – July 11, 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! In France, we know summer has started when you see the Tour de France bike race on TV or in a city nearby. This year, the tour stopped in the […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 27, 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! It’s the beginning of a new week, and I’d like to start with a recap of the most significant AWS news from the previous 7 days. Last week was special […]

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Amazon EC2 Now Supports NitroTPM and UEFI Secure Boot

In computing, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology is designed to provide hardware-based, security-related functions. A TPM chip is a secure crypto-processor that is designed to carry out cryptographic operations. There are three key advantages of using TPM technology. First, you can generate, store, and control access to encryption keys outside of the operating system. Second, […]

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New – Cloud NGFW for AWS

In 2018 I wrote about AWS Firewall Manager (Central Management for Your Web Application Portfolio) and showed you how you could host multiple applications, perhaps spanning multiple AWS accounts and regions, while maintaining centralized control over your organization’s security settings and profile. In the same way that Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) supports multiple database […]

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