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Automate cybersecurity analysis with MBSE workflows enabled by AWS

Digital engineering fundamentally relies on integrating data across model structures by using a digital thread – an underlying framework for integrating data from across traditionally siloed functions that create a consolidated view of the system’s data throughout its lifecycle. The cloud is integral to digital engineering by supporting collaboration across geographically dispersed organizations, automating workflows for data connectivity and trade space analysis in a reliable, scalable, and cost-effective manner. This post describes how Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has used digital engineering in combination with secure and scalable AWS services, to deliver secure IT systems to a large defense program.

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AWS Canada launches $5 million K12 Cyber Grant Program

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of the K12 Cyber Grant Program across Canada. To help public schools across Canada implement cloud-based cybersecurity solutions, AWS is investing $5 million CAD in AWS promotional credits to new and existing AWS customers. This program will allow school boards to improve their security posture and advance their ransomware protection. AWS has been architected to be the most flexible and secure cloud computing environment available today and our cloud infrastructure is secure by design and secure by default.

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Cloud incident response at UNSW with digital forensics powered by AWS

In the digital age, universities face increasing cyber threats that put valuable data at risk. The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is taking proactive measures to address this growing concern. Read this blog post to learn how UNSW is collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to modernize its IT infrastructure and bolster cybersecurity defenses as part of its cloud transformation program.

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AWS joins global thought leaders at 60th Munich Security Conference

Amazon Web Services is proud to join senior decision-makers and thought leaders from around the world at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) from February 16-18. At MSC 2024, we’re restating our commitment to protecting the defense and national security of the US, its closest allies, and other like-minded countries around the world.

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US government agencies can communicate, collaborate securely with AWS Wickr

When it comes to messaging, government users often default to apps already loaded on their phones—whether their devices are personal or government-issued and whether the apps are approved or not. This blog post will explain why consumer messaging apps are a bad choice and why Amazon Web Services (AWS) Wickr is an appropriate solution for US government customers.

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How credit unions can evaluate their FFIEC, NCUA cyber compliance using AWS

Credit unions face unique security, regulatory, and compliance obligations. These requirements mean that a sound cybersecurity posture is essential for credit unions across both cloud workloads and on-premises technology. Read this blog post to learn how Amazon Web Services (AWS) can help credit unions prepare for audits, assess security posture, and produce documentation for state or federal regulators.

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Top highlights from AWS worldwide public sector partners at re:Invent 2023

Jeff Kratz, vice president of worldwide public sector channels and alliances at Amazon Web Services (AWS), has attended 11 re:Invent conferences and continues to be awestruck by the innovative ideas and value that AWS Partners bring to customers. For those who were unable to attend or watch virtually, Jeff summarizes some of re:Invent 2023’s key partner highlights in this blog post.

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Supporting security assessors in the Canadian public sector with AWS and Deloitte

In this blog post, learn how Amazon Web Services (AWS) helps Government of Canada (GC) customers move workloads into production in the AWS Canadian Regions. This requires putting their workloads through the Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) process and can pose headwinds for GC customers developing applications to support digital modernization efforts.

Whole-of-state cybersecurity: How to implement and build a sustainable program

Whole-of-state cybersecurity: How to implement and build a sustainable program

With new funding opportunities available, now is the time for state and local government agencies to act quickly and think strategically about their approach to building a resilient whole-of-state (WOS) cybersecurity strategy. Some trailblazing states have had measures of success in establishing a WOS footprint by thinking strategically about short and long-term outcomes to support secure digital transformations and protect constituent data and services. Learn some best practices that organizations can consider in their WOS cybersecurity approach.

Transforming pension fund management with the cloud

What if there was a transformative solution for managing pension funds? AWS offers personalized investment solutions for investment firms using cutting-edge machine learning (ML) technologies. By utilizing cloud-based services, pension managers can harness advanced data analytics, gaining valuable insights that inform investment strategies. This empowers leaders to make well-informed decisions that align with the needs of stakeholders.