The Barnes Foundation is home to a legendary art collection, including some of the world’s most important impressionist, post-impressionist, and modern paintings. At the core of its mission is the advancement of education and art appreciation. When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down in-person tours and classes, the Barnes Foundation used the cloud to quickly pivot to develop and launch new online programming to continue to deliver their educational mission, and allowed them to triple enrollment in online courses for adults and reach 40 percent more school-age students during the 2020-2021 school year compared to in-person courses in pre-pandemic years.
re:Invent 2018 hackathon winning solution goes live on Giving Tuesday 2019 to benefit GameChanger Charity
Today on Giving Tuesday, GameChanger Charity is hosting a live stream on Twitch to raise money and awareness about their mission. And this year’s fundraising includes the winning solution from last year’s re:Invent 2018 hackathon.
Created in conjunction with a five-part Twitch mini-series (March 28 – April 25), these weekly blog posts provide resources and guidance to support the live, 60-minute broadcasts. To sign up and learn more about the series, click here. As we wrap up our five-part blog series on building secure applications, we conclude with one of the […]
DevOps isn’t just a buzz word. Ok, it’s a little buzzwordy, but the movement is real. The purpose of DevOps is to provide a framework through which organizations can approach application development and operational excellence. It’s part of a strategy to help align culture, people, and processes for success with digital transformation.
Writing code and deploying an application can expose you to security vulnerabilities. This means your security woes don’t end after architecting. This post reviews common application security vulnerabilities, as well as how to build, test, and deploy code to catch vulnerabilities early.
Before a developer can commit their first line of code, they must think about the security of their application. With a move toward a DevSecOps culture, security is not solely the job of the security team – in the same way that infrastructure and deployment are not the sole responsibilities of the operations team. Developers should partake in both operations and security, as they know their own application best. This blog outlines a framework for thinking about security for your app’s infrastructure and how AWS’ product features can address those concerns.
Security is job zero at Amazon Web Services (AWS). What should that mean to you as a new user of the AWS Cloud? How does it translate to a regulated environment, such as healthcare, government, education, or financial services? Securing your AWS account is the first place to start.
How you set up your account depends on your organization. It’s possible your account was created for you by your central IT organization, using AWS Control Tower or AWS Organizations. If that’s the case, some of the below may have already been done for you. The following can serve as a helpful check as you get started.