AWS Security Blog

Category: AWS IoT Core

How to Eliminate the Need for Hardcoded AWS Credentials in Devices by Using the AWS IoT Credentials Provider

August 31, 2021: AWS IoT Core Credential Provider enables customers to request temporary, limited-privilege security tokens that are valid up to 12 hours and use the tokens to sign and authenticate any AWS request. Until now, the AWS IoT Core Credential Provider issued security tokens that were valid up to 1 hour only. Now with […]

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How to Use Your Own Identity and Access Management Systems to Control Access to AWS IoT Resources

AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices by using the Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) protocol, HTTP, and the MQTT over the WebSocket protocol. Every connected device must authenticate to AWS IoT, and AWS IoT must authorize all requests to determine […]

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