AWS Security Blog

Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

Figure 2: Amazon EC2 Instance role assumes cross account IAM role

Disabling Security Hub controls in a multi-account environment

In this blog post, you’ll learn about an automated process for disabling or enabling selected AWS Security Hub controls across multiple accounts and multiple regions. You may already know how to disable Security Hub controls through the Security Hub console, or using the Security Hub update-standards-control API. However, these methods work on a per account […]

Automatically resolve Security Hub findings for resources that no longer exist

In this post, you’ll learn how to automatically resolve AWS Security Hub findings for previously deleted Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources. By using an event-driven solution, you can automatically resolve findings for AWS and third-party service integrations. Security Hub provides a comprehensive view of your security alerts and security posture across your AWS accounts. Security […]

Figure 1. Interaction points while architecting an email security gateway

How to configure an incoming email security gateway with Amazon WorkMail

This blog post will walk you through the steps needed to integrate Amazon WorkMail with an email security gateway. Configuring WorkMail this way can provide a versatile defense strategy for inbound email threats. Amazon WorkMail is a secure, managed business email and calendar service. WorkMail leverages the email receiving capabilities of Amazon Simple Email Service […]

Comprehensive Cyber Security Framework for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks (UCBs)

We are pleased to announce a new Amazon Web Services (AWS) workbook designed to help India Primary (UCBs) customers align with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidance in Comprehensive Cyber Security Framework for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks (UCBs) – A Graded Approach. In addition to RBI’s basic cyber security framework for Primary (Urban) Cooperative […]

2021 FINMA ISAE 3000 Type 2 attestation report for Switzerland now available on AWS Artifact

AWS is pleased to announce the issuance of a second Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) ISAE 3000 Type 2 attestation report. The latest report covers the period from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021, with a total of 141 AWS services and 23 global AWS Regions included in the scope. A full list of certified services […]

Simplify setup of Amazon Detective with AWS Organizations

Amazon Detective makes it easy to analyze, investigate, and quickly identify the root cause of potential security issues or suspicious activities by collecting log data from your AWS resources. Amazon Detective simplifies the process of a deep dive into a security finding from other AWS security services, such as Amazon GuardDuty and AWS SecurityHub. Detective […]

Figure : Architecture diagram of continuous runtime security monitoring

Continuous runtime security monitoring with AWS Security Hub and Falco

Customers want a single and comprehensive view of the security posture of their workloads. Runtime security event monitoring is important to building secure, operationally excellent, and reliable workloads, especially in environments that run containers and container orchestration platforms. In this blog post, we show you how to use services such as AWS Security Hub and […]

How to customize behavior of AWS Managed Rules for AWS WAF

AWS Managed Rules for AWS WAF provides a group of rules created by AWS that can be used help protect you against common application vulnerabilities and other unwanted access to your systems without having to write your own rules. AWS Threat Research Team updates AWS Managed Rules to respond to an ever-changing threat landscape in order […]