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Using Protective DNS services with AWS workloads

Protective DNS services, commonly known as PDNS, are a go-to solution if you’re aiming to bolster the security of your infrastructure from the ground up. Unlike traditional methods involving software-based agents or devices for traffic filtering, PDNS services take a unique approach – they scrutinise the DNS requests made by users and adjust responses based on predefined rules within the service. In this post, we explore the seamless integration of PDNS services with workloads in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, showcasing their effectiveness in enhancing cybersecurity within cloud environments.

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Creating AWS CloudFormation templates for AWS Ground Station DigIF workloads

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Ground Station has many different parameters and options to choose from when creating a contact and setting up data delivery. For this reason, it is advised that infrastructure as code (IaC) is used. This post is the first of a two-part tutorial that provides an overview of the resources required to create AWS CloudFormation templates for Digital Intermediate Frequency (DigIF) workloads, using AWS Ground Station to transmit data between the satellite and AWS Cloud environment.

Library and Archives Canada helps better preserve Canadian history by embracing the cloud

Canada’s history is rich, but not without its scars. The need for documentation and analysis has never been greater. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is the custodian of Canada’s distant past and recent history—and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is helping expand its reach.

Securing your AWS Cloud environments from ransomware

Securing your AWS Cloud environment from ransomware: New eBook available

Organizations around the world are making headlines after falling victim to ransomware attacks. Ransomware is malicious code designed to gain unauthorized access to systems and data and encrypt that data to block access by legitimate users. A newly released eBook, “Securing your AWS environments from ransomware,” shares who is at risk and why ransomware is effective, whether to pay or not pay the ransom, and how customers can automatically inherit certain security controls by building on AWS.

AWS networking capabilities give you choices for hybrid cloud connectivity, but which service works best for your use case?

Public sector customers have been using Amazon Web Services (AWS) within their hybrid cloud environments since AWS was born in 2006. Most customers have resources on-premises, engaging in multi-year journeys of cloud adoption. Often they are seeking to improve connectivity for migration, cloud bursting, backup and disaster recovery, or leveraging cloud-native technologies from on-premises.

Whiteboard with an SA: AWS Direct Connect

In this brief whiteboarding video, learn how to establish a dedicated network connection from your premises to AWS with AWS Direct Connect. Todd Gagorik, AWS Solutions Architect, shows you how you can establish private connectivity between AWS and your datacenter, office, or colocation environment with AWS Direct Connect. In many cases, this can reduce your […]