AWS Security Blog

Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

Figure 1: SIEM implementation on Amazon OpenSearch Service

How to use AWS Security Hub and Amazon OpenSearch Service for SIEM

April 25, 2023: We’ve updated this blog post to include more security learning resources. AWS Security Hub provides you with a consolidated view of your security posture in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and helps you check your environment against security standards and current AWS security recommendations. Although Security Hub has some similarities to security information […]

Ransomware mitigation: Using Amazon WorkDocs to protect end-user data

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has published whitepapers, blog articles, and videos with prescriptive guidance to assist you in developing an enterprise strategy to mitigate risks associated with ransomware and other destructive events. We also announced a strategic partnership with CrowdStrike and Presidio where together we developed a Ransomware Risk Mitigation Kit, and a Quick-Start engagement […]

How to set up IAM federation using Google Workspace

August 10, 2022: This blog post has been updated to reflect the new name of AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) – AWS IAM Identity Center. Read more about the name change here. March 16, 2022: The title and the opening section of this blog post has been updated. Federating your external identity provider (IdP) to AWS […]


Customers can now request the AWS CyberGRX report for their third-party supplier due diligence

Gaining and maintaining customer trust is an ongoing commitment at Amazon Web Services (AWS). We are continuously expanding our compliance programs to provide customers with more tools and resources to be able to perform effective due diligence on AWS. We are excited to announce the availability of the AWS CyberGRX report for our customers. With the […]

SOC reports now available in Spanish

Spanish At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we continue to listen to our customers, regulators, and stakeholders to understand their needs regarding audit, assurance, certification, and attestation programs. We are pleased to announce that Fall 2021 AWS SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 reports are now available in Spanish. These translated reports will help drive […]

Streamlining evidence collection with AWS Audit Manager

Streamlining evidence collection with AWS Audit Manager

In this post, we will show you how to deploy a solution into your Amazon Web Services (AWS) account that enables you to simply attach manual evidence to controls using AWS Audit Manager. Making evidence-collection as seamless as possible minimizes audit fatigue and helps you maintain a strong compliance posture. As an AWS customer, you […]

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What is cryptographic computing? A conversation with two AWS experts

Joan Feigenbaum Amazon Scholar, AWS Cryptography Bill Horne Principal Product Manager, AWS Cryptography AWS Cryptography tools and services use a wide range of encryption and storage technologies that can help customers protect their data both at rest and in transit. In some instances, customers also require protection of their data even while it is in […]

AWS achieves FedRAMP P-ATO for 15 services in the AWS US East/West and AWS GovCloud (US) Regions

AWS is pleased to announce that 15 additional AWS services have achieved Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Joint Authorization Board (JAB). AWS is continually expanding the scope of our compliance programs to help customers use authorized services for sensitive and regulated workloads. AWS now offers 111 […]

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Fine-tune and optimize AWS WAF Bot Control mitigation capability

Introduction A few years ago at Sydney Summit, I had an excellent question from one of our attendees. She asked me to help her design a cost-effective, reliable, and not overcomplicated solution for protection against simple bots for her web-facing resources on Amazon Web Services (AWS). I remember the occasion because with the release of […]

Introducing s2n-quic, a new open-source QUIC protocol implementation in Rust

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), security, high performance, and strong encryption for everyone are top priorities for all our services. With these priorities in mind, less than a year after QUIC ratification in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), we are introducing support for the QUIC protocol which can boost performance for web applications that […]