AWS Security Blog

AWS Announces Amazon Macie

June 15, 2020: Amazon Macie recently launched an enhanced version.  Please refer here for the updated info:

I’m pleased to announce that today we’ve launched a new security service, Amazon Macie.

This service leverages machine learning to help customers prevent data loss by automatically discovering, classifying, and protecting sensitive data in AWS. Amazon Macie recognizes sensitive data such as personally identifiable information (PII) or intellectual property, providing you dashboards and alerts that give visibility into how data is being accessed or moved. This enables you to apply machine learning to a wide array of security and compliance workloads, and we think this will be a significant enabler for you.

To learn more, see the full AWS Blog post.


Steve Schmidt

Steve is Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for AWS. His duties include leading product design, management, and engineering development efforts focused on bringing the competitive, economic, and security benefits of cloud computing to business and government customers. Prior to AWS, he had an extensive career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he served as a senior executive and section chief. He currently holds five patents in the field of cloud security architecture. Follow Steve on Twitter