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Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

Amazon Cloud Directory – A Cloud-Native Directory for Hierarchical Data

Our customers have traditionally used directories (typically Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service or LDAP-based) to manage hierarchically organized data. Device registries, course catalogs, network configurations, and user directories are often represented as hierarchies, sometimes with multiple types of relationships between objects in the same collection. For example, a user directory could have one hierarchy based […]

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AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Application Load Balancers

I’m still catching up on a couple of launches that we made late last year! Today’s post covers two services that I’ve written about in the past — AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) and AWS Application Load Balancer: AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) – Helps to protect your web applications from common application-layer exploits that […]

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Scale Your Security Vulnerability Testing with Amazon Inspector

My colleague Eric Fitzgerald wrote the guest post below in order to show you how to use an AWS Lambda function to forward Amazon Inspector findings to your ticketing and workflow systems. At AWS Re:Invent 2015 we announced Amazon Inspector, our security vulnerability assessment service that helps customers test for security vulnerabilities early and often.  […]

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New – GxP Compliance Resource for AWS

Ever since we launched AWS, customers have been curious about how they can use it to build and run applications that must meet many different types of regulatory requirements. For example, potential AWS users in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries are subject to a set of guidelines and practices that are commonly known […]

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