AWS Security Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

How AWS can help you navigate the complexity of digital sovereignty

Customers from around the world often tell me that digital sovereignty is a top priority as they look to meet new compliance and industry regulations. In fact, 82% of global organizations are either currently using, planning to use, or considering sovereign cloud solutions in the next two years, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). […]

AWS re:Invent 2023: Security, identity, and compliance recap

In this post, we share the key announcements related to security, identity, and compliance at AWS re:Invent 2023, and offer details on how you can learn more through on-demand video of sessions and relevant blog posts. AWS re:Invent returned to Las Vegas in November 2023. The conference featured over 2,250 sessions and hands-on labs, with […]

Building a security-first mindset: three key themes from AWS re:Invent 2023

AWS re:Invent drew 52,000 attendees from across the globe to Las Vegas, Nevada, November 27 to December 1, 2023. Now in its 12th year, the conference featured 5 keynotes, 17 innovation talks, and over 2,250 sessions and hands-on labs offering immersive learning and networking opportunities. Amazon CSO Stephen Schmidt With dozens of service and feature […]

AWS Security Profile: Arynn Crow, Sr. Manager for AWS User AuthN

AWS Security Profile series, I interview some of the humans who work in AWS Security and help keep our customers safe and secure. In this profile, I interviewed Arynn Crow, senior manager for AWS User AuthN in AWS Identity. How long have you been at AWS, and what do you do in your current role? […]

AWS Security Profile: Chris Betz, CISO of AWS

In the AWS Security Profile series, we feature the people who work in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security and help keep our customers safe and secure. This interview is with Chris Betz, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), who began his role as CISO of AWS in August of 2023. How did you get started in […]

AWS Speaker Profile: Zach Miller, Senior Worldwide Security Specialist Solutions Architect

In the AWS Speaker Profile series, we interview Amazon Web Services (AWS) thought leaders who help keep our customers safe and secure. This interview features Zach Miller, Senior Worldwide Security Specialist SA and re:Invent 2023 presenter of Securely modernize payment applications with AWS and Centrally manage application secrets with AWS Secrets Manager. Zach shares thoughts […]

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AWS Security Profile: Tom Scholl, VP and Distinguished Engineer, AWS

In the AWS Security Profile series, we feature the people who work in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security and help keep our customers safe and secure. This interview is with Tom Scholl, VP and Distinguished Engineer for AWS. What do you do in your current role and how long have you been at AWS? I’m […]

A phased approach towards a complex HITRUST r2 validated assessment

Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) offers healthcare organizations a comprehensive and standardized approach to information security, privacy, and compliance. HITRUST Common Security Framework (HITRUST CSF) can be used by organizations to establish a robust security program, ensure patient data privacy, and assist with compliance with industry regulations. HITRUST CSF enhances security, streamlines compliance efforts, reduces […]

AWS Digital Sovereignty Pledge: Announcing a new, independent sovereign cloud in Europe

French | German | Italian | Spanish From day one, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has always believed it is essential that customers have control over their data, and choices for how they secure and manage that data in the cloud. Last year, we introduced the AWS Digital Sovereignty Pledge, our commitment to offering AWS customers […]

AWS Security Profile: Liam Wadman, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS Identity

AWS Security Profile: Liam Wadman, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS Identity

In the AWS Security Profile series, I interview some of the humans who work in AWS Security and help keep our customers safe and secure. In this profile, I interviewed Liam Wadman, Senior Solutions Architect for AWS Identity. Pictured: Liam making quick informed decisions about risk and reward How long have you been at AWS […]