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Improve your IoT security posture using AWS

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

How Arctic Wolf uses AWS CloudTrail Lake to Simplify Security and Operations

In this post, we’ll discuss how Arctic Wolf is using AWS CloudTrail Lake to simplify compliance, enhance security operations, and obtain new operational insights from their CloudTrail data. Arctic Wolf, the leader in security operations, helps customers protect their organizations from rapidly evolving cyber threats with the Arctic Wolf Security Operations Cloud and Concierge Security® model. As […]

Analyzing AWS WAF Logs in Amazon CloudWatch Logs

This post shows you how to use Amazon CloudWatch features, such as Logs Insights, Contributor Insights, and Metric Filters to analyze AWS Web Application Firewall (AWS WAF) logs, create dashboards, and generate alarms.  CloudWatch Logs Insights provides you with a way to identify security incidences and false positives by interactively searching and analyzing your WAF […]

How to manage cost overruns in your AWS multi-account environment – Part I

How to manage cost overruns in your AWS multi-account environment – Part 1

AWS provides a flexible and secure environment where you can experiment, innovate, and scale more quickly. As you build and deploy your workloads, you need mechanisms to isolate your resources (for example, a resource container). You can use multiple AWS accounts for this purpose. An AWS account provides natural security, access, and billing boundaries for […]

How to manage cost overruns in your AWS multi-account environment – Part II

How to manage cost overruns in your AWS multi-account environment – Part 2

In the first post of this two-part series, we showed you two approaches for preventing cost overruns in a centralized budget management pattern: Applying a restrictive service control policy (SCP) to an organizational unit (OU). Moving the account to another OU with restrictive SCPs. In this post, we share how you can prevent cost overruns […]

Using AWS CodePipeline to deploy AWS Config conformance packs created with the Rule Development Kit

As consultants, we often help customers manage AWS services using infrastructure as code (IaC). We follow DevOps practices for building, versioning, testing, and deploying services. We also use AWS Config custom and managed rules to evaluate the configuration settings of AWS resources. AWS Config continuously tracks the configuration changes that occur among AWS resources and […]