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AWS Config for AWS Security Hub

Optimize AWS Config for AWS Security Hub to effectively manage your cloud security posture

AWS Security Hub is a cloud security posture management service that performs security best practice checks, aggregates security findings from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and third-party security services, and enables automated remediation. Most of the checks Security Hub performs on AWS resources happen as soon as there is a configuration change, giving you nearly immediate […]

Using AWS security services to protect against, detect, and respond to the Log4j vulnerability

April 21, 2022: The blog post has been updated to include information on the updated version of the hotpatch. See this security advisory for more details. Overview In this post we will provide guidance to help customers who are responding to the recently disclosed log4j vulnerability. This covers what you can do to limit the […]

How to automate AWS Managed Microsoft AD scaling based on utilization metrics

February 14, 2022: The Lambda code in this post has been updated. AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD), provides a fully managed service for Microsoft Active Directory (AD) in the AWS cloud. When you create your directory, AWS deploys two domain controllers in separate Availability Zones that are exclusively yours […]