AWS for Industries

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How Dragos Uses AWS to Empower Collective Defense for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technology (OT)

Industrial companies are increasingly focused on high-profile cybersecurity incidents caused by ransomware and targeted attacks. Government policymakers and regulators around the world are taking an interest. Corporate boards are asking executives about the strategy to maintain reliable, secure operations, including for their operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS). This blog discusses the importance […]

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FSI Services Spotlight: Featuring Amazon EKS

In this edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations of the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), including achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and operational access and security. Each of the five areas will include specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, […]

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FSI Services Spotlight: Athena

Editor’s note: Visit AWS FSI Services Spotlight to view the previous posts of the monthly blog series. In this edition of Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations as they pertain to Amazon Athena including achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and operational […]

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FSI Service Spotlight: Featuring Amazon Comprehend

Editor’s note: This is the second in a monthly series for Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight. Read Part 1 discussing Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances. — In this edition of Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations of a particular service that FSI customers should focus on to help […]

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How Financial Institutions can Select the Appropriate Controls to Protect Sensitive Data

In a previous blog post, we discussed how financial institutions can approve AWS services for highly confidential data. One of the questions we hear from customers is: What are the recommended patterns for data protection of highly confidential data? Many financial services institutions have existing data classification and handling policies that dictate the required encryption […]

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Introducing a New Blog Series, Service Spotlight for Financial Services: Featuring Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances

As we wrap up the 3-week long re:Invent virtual conference, we are pleased to launch the first blog post of the Service Spotlight for Financial Services. This series aims to provide financial services customers a deep dive into the five key considerations of a particular service to help streamline service approval based on our experience […]

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Supporting digital signature and secure message transmission with AWS KMS and AWS Secrets Manager for Brazilian Instant Payment System

As discussed in the previous blog, the new Brazilian Instant Payment System (PIX) aims to speed up payments messaging and the availability of final funds to the beneficiary. The PIX results in reduction of costs, increasing security and improving the customer experience. AWS provides the necessary certifications and compliance standards for financial institutions to comply […]

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Supporting digital signature and secure message transmissions for Brazilian Instant Payment Systems with AWS CloudHSM

Brazilian financial institutions such as banks, investment brokers, and insurance companies are authorized to use cloud services, as long as they comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. AWS has a Compliance Center that offers financial institutions a central location to research cloud-related regulatory requirements and how they impact your industry. For example, the Resolution 4658 provides for the cyber […]

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How financial institutions can approve AWS services for highly confidential data

As the financial services industry accelerates cloud adoption, it was refreshing to hear directly from David Solomon, Goldman Sachs CEO, on the keynote stage last year at AWS’s annual conference re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas. Cloud services allow Goldman Sachs to simplify financial services technology in a safe, secure, and responsible manner. (For more on […]

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New guide: Understanding NERC CIP compliance for power and utilities

As power and utility customers are experiencing digital transformation, they are looking to the cloud for ways to enhance support of their business and customers. Our customers want to know more about security and resiliency using cloud and they are sensitive to their compliance obligations including those around North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical […]

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