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Improve your security posture with AWS IoT Device Defender direct integration with AWS Security Hub

Introduction We are excited to announce that AWS IoT Device Defender is now integrated with AWS Security Hub. This integration allows you to ingest alarms and their attributes from audit and detect features in one central location, without custom coding. This will help you offload or reduce complexity of managing disparate workflows from multiple security […]

Designing a Single Pane of Glass for Securing your Globally Deployed IoT-Workload

Introduction Companies are investing in large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) projects and deploying global scale IoT platform such as Deutsche Bahn or Carrier. Enterprises are looking for a solution that offers a multi-tenant Single Pane of Glass Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) which caters to both IT and OT operations. In this blog we will focus […]

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Detect water leaks in near real time using AWS IoT

Introduction Water is one of the most precious resources needed for the sustenance of life. However, only 2% of the global water supply is suitable for human consumption. The United States Environmental Protection Association (EPA) estimates that 1.7 trillion gallons, roughly 30 percent of all treated water, is wasted every year in the United States. […]

Implement security monitoring across OT, IIoT and cloud with AWS Security Hub

Introduction Industrial digital transformation can increase competitiveness and optimize processes and profitability through the use of big data, IoT, machine-to-machine communication, and machine learning. Continuous digitalization and progressive interconnectivity of the production environment is important to capturing value from industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions. While this new and expanding “physical meets digital” connectivity enables great rewards, […]

Assessing OT and IIoT cybersecurity risk

This blog is co-authored by Ryan Dsouza, AWS and John Cusimano, Deloitte  Introduction Innovative and forward-looking oil and gas, electrical generation and distribution, aviation, maritime, rail, utilities, and manufacturing companies who use Operational Technology (OT) to run their businesses are adopting the cloud in many forms as a result of their digital transformation initiatives. Data […]

Monitor AWS IoT connections in near-real time using MQTT LWT

In a connected device, you may need to monitor devices in near-real time to detect error and mitigate actions, Last Will and Testament (LWT) method for MQTT addresses this challenge. LWT is a standard method of MQTT protocol specification that allows to detect abrupt disconnects of devices and to notify other clients about this abrupt […]

How to manage IoT device certificate rotation using AWS IoT

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming business operations and customer experiences across a variety of industries. This unlimited opportunity enables business transformation, but if not implemented correctly, it also brings security, risk, and privacy concerns, compromising your data and brand. In industrial facilities, OT (Operational Technology) environments are leveraging more IT solutions to improve […]

How to detect anomalies in device metrics and improve your security posture using AWS IoT Device Defender custom metrics

Introduction IoT applications and devices can be diverse and are used across industries such as utilities, agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and consumer electronics. With the exponential growth of IoT devices and the increasing threat landscape, it also means that IoT security needs to be accounted for and designed into the solution from the ground up. AWS […]

How to implement zero trust IoT solutions with AWS IoT

Introduction Zero trust is often misunderstood. It’s not a product but a security model and associated set of architectural principles and patterns. One of the main challenges customers face is determining how zero-trust principles can be applied to Internet of Things (IoT) and how to get started with incorporating zero trust with Amazon Web Services […]

Build a proof-of-concept IoT solution in under 3 hours with the AWS IoT Device Client

Introduction You may be starting on your IoT journey, or have thousands of devices connected already. Maybe you just built an IoT business application, and want to deploy it to your fleet. You’re looking for a way to build functionality to control, update, monitor, or secure your IoT devices. To guide you through this process […]