AWS Security Blog

Category: Customer Solutions

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 […]

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Open source hotpatch for Apache Log4j vulnerability

December 14, 2021:The version 2.15 Log4j was updated to the new version out today. At Amazon Web Services (AWS), security remains our top priority. As we addressed the Apache Log4j vulnerability this weekend, I’m pleased to note that our team created and released a hotpatch as an interim mitigation step. This tool may help you […]

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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 […]

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