Category: Security

Announcing additional Linux controls for Amazon ECS tasks on AWS Fargate

Introduction An Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) task is a number of co-located containers that are scheduled on to AWS Fargate or an Amazon EC2 container instance. Containers use Linux namespaces to provide workload isolation—and with namespaces—even though containers are scheduled together in an Amazon ECS task, they’re still isolated from each other and […]

Building STIG-compliant AMIs for Amazon EKS

Building STIG-compliant AMIs for Amazon EKS

As more organizations required to run hardened virtual machines to increase security to meet the internal compliance adopt Kubernetes, there is a need for hardened Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) that work with Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). There are multiple options to choose from. One solution is to use Bottlerocket, a special-purpose OS from […]

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Using Calico on Amazon EKS Windows Containers

This post was contributed by Anuj Singh, Software Development Engineer and Steven David, Enterprise Solutions Architect. In this blog post, we are going to walk through a step-by-step process on how to install and use Calico for Windows containers running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). Tigera Calico for Windows is a networking and network […]

Enable traffic encryption between services in AWS App Mesh using AWS Certificate Manager or customer-provided certificates

Today, we announce the general availability of an AWS App Mesh feature that enables traffic encryption between services using AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) or customer-provided certificates. We sought feedback from our customers last year through the AWS App Mesh roadmap issues #38 and #39 and the features were made available on the AWS App Mesh […]