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Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

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Security features of Bottlerocket, an open source Linux-based operating system

Bottlerocket is an open source Linux-based operating system from Amazon that was purpose built for running containers with a strong emphasis on security. The result is an operating system that comes with a variety of built-in controls for creating a secure environment for running containerized workloads. In this post, we’ll explore several of the security […]

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Introducing AWS Security Analytics Bootstrap

Organizations running workloads in Amazon Web Services (AWS) often must search and analyze logs to troubleshoot or investigate operations, governance, or security events. Amazon Athena enables AWS customers to search and analyze log data directly from in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using standard SQL queries. Additionally, we understand that customers need a common […]

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Scaling threat prevention on AWS with Suricata

This post was written by Victor Julien, Kelley Misata, Shakeel Ahmad, and Maritza Mills. Suricata is a fast, robust, open source network threat detection engine that includes real-time intrusion detection (IDS), an inline intrusion prevention system (IPS), network security monitoring (NSM), and offline packet capture (pcap) processing. Suricata is owned by the community-run, non-profit Open […]

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Integrating identity providers, such as OneLogin, Ping Identity, Okta, and Azure AD, to SSO into Amazon Managed Grafana

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. Visit the website to learn more. In December 2020, AWS announced Amazon Managed Grafana, a fully managed service that is developed together with Grafana Labs and based on open source Grafana. Enhanced with enterprise capabilities, Amazon Managed Grafana makes it easier to […]

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Improving HA and long-term storage for Prometheus using Thanos on EKS with S3

Prometheus is an open source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit that is widely adopted as a standard monitoring tool with self-managed and provider-managed Kubernetes. Prometheus provides many useful features, such as dynamic service discovery, powerful queries, and seamless alert notification integration. Beyond certain scale, however, problems arise when basic Prometheus capabilities do not meet requirements […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 3

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub In the first two parts of this […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 2

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub In the first part of this series […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 1

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub Over the years, AWS customers have found […]

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How to build a scalable BigBlueButton video conference solution on AWS

BigBlueButton is an open source video conference system that supports various audio and video formats and allows the use of integrated video-, screen- and document-sharing functions. BigBlueButton has features for multi-user whiteboards, breakout rooms, public and private chats, polling, moderation, emojis, and raise-hands. In this post, we will explain how AWS customers who are looking […]

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Using open source FHIR APIs with FHIR Works on AWS

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. Visit the website to learn more. In September 2019, we published a blog post, Building a Serverless FHIR Interface on AWS, which explained why customers might want to use FHIR (Fast Healthcare interoperability Resources) as a healthcare interface, and why serverless technology […]

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