AWS Security Blog

Category: Desktop & Application Streaming

How to use Amazon AppStream 2.0 to reduce your bastion host attack surface

July 16, 2020: This post was originally published May 2, 2018, and has been updated to clarify some AppStream 2.0 details. Update: To help protect their assets, many security-conscious enterprises require their system administrators to go through a “bastion” (or “jump”) host to gain administrative access to backend systems in protected or sensitive network segments. […]

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How to improve LDAP security in AWS Directory Service with client-side LDAPS

You can now better protect your organization’s identity data by encrypting Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) communications between AWS Directory Service products (AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory, also known as AWS Managed Microsoft AD, and AD Connector) and self-managed Active Directory. Client-side secure LDAP (LDAPS) support enables applications that integrate with AWS Directory […]

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