AWS Security Blog

Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance


Fall 2023 SOC reports now available in Spanish

Spanish version » We continue to listen to our customers, regulators, and stakeholders to understand their needs regarding audit, assurance, certification, and attestation programs at Amazon Web Services (AWS). We’re pleased to announce that the Fall 2023 System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reports are now available in Spanish. These […]

Best Practices to help secure your container image build pipeline by using AWS Signer

AWS Signer is a fully managed code-signing service to help ensure the trust and integrity of your code. It helps you verify that the code comes from a trusted source and that an unauthorized party has not accessed it. AWS Signer manages code signing certificates and public and private keys, which can reduce the overhead […]

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Access AWS using a Google Cloud Platform native workload identity

Organizations undergoing cloud migrations and business transformations often find themselves managing IT operations in hybrid or multicloud environments. This can make it more complex to safeguard workloads, applications, and data, and to securely handle identities and permissions across Amazon Web Services (AWS), hybrid, and multicloud setups. In this post, we show you how to assume […]

How to implement client certificate revocation list checks at scale with API Gateway

As you design your Amazon API Gateway applications to rely on mutual certificate authentication (mTLS), you need to consider how your application will verify the revocation status of a client certificate. In your design, you should account for the performance and availability of your verification mechanism to make sure that your application endpoints perform reliably. […]

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Four use cases for GuardDuty Malware Protection On-demand malware scan

Amazon GuardDuty is a threat detection service that continuously monitors your Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts and workloads for malicious activity and delivers detailed security findings for visibility and remediation. GuardDuty Malware Protection helps detect the presence of malware by performing agentless scans of the Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volumes that are attached to […]

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? […]

New report released – Centralized Trust for Decentralized Uses: Revisiting Private Certificate Authorities

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is excited to announce the availability of a new sponsored report from S&P Global Market Intelligence 451 Research, Centralized Trust for Decentralized Uses: Revisiting Private Certificate Authorities. We heard from customers actively seeking centralized management solutions for multi-cloud environments and worked with 451 Research, a technology research solution that provides a […]

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Governance at scale: Enforce permissions and compliance by using policy as code

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies are at the core of access control on AWS. They enable the bundling of permissions, helping to provide effective and modular access control for AWS services. Service control policies (SCPs) complement IAM policies by helping organizations enforce permission guardrails at scale across their AWS accounts. The use of access control […]


Strengthening customer third-party due diligence with renewed AWS CyberGRX assessment

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce the successful renewal of the AWS CyberGRX cyber risk assessment report. This third-party validated report helps customers perform effective cloud supplier due diligence on AWS and enhances customers’ third-party risk management process. With the increase in adoption of cloud products and services across multiple sectors and industries, AWS has become a critical […]

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2023 ISO and CSA STAR certificates now available with ISO 27001 transition from 2013 to 2022 version

Amazon Web Services (AWS) successfully completed a surveillance audit for ISO 9001:2015, 27001:2022, 27017:2015, 27018:2019, 27701:2019, 20000-1:2018, and 22301:2019, and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) STAR Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) v4.0. Ernst and Young Certify Point auditors conducted the audit and reissued the certificates on Nov 22, 2023. The objective of the audit was to assess […]