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Enhance container software supply chain visibility through SBOM export with Amazon Inspector and QuickSight

In this post, I’ll show how you can export software bills of materials (SBOMs) for your containers by using an AWS native service, Amazon Inspector, and visualize the SBOMs through Amazon QuickSight, providing a single-pane-of-glass view of your organization’s software supply chain. The concept of a bill of materials (BOM) originated in the manufacturing industry […]

Identify Java nested dependencies with Amazon Inspector SBOM Generator

Identify Java nested dependencies with Amazon Inspector SBOM Generator

Amazon Inspector is an automated vulnerability management service that continually scans Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads for software vulnerabilities and unintended network exposure. Amazon Inspector currently supports vulnerability reporting for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, container images stored in Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR), and AWS Lambda. Java archive files (JAR, WAR, […]

Export a Software Bill of Materials using Amazon Inspector

Export a Software Bill of Materials using Amazon Inspector

Amazon Inspector is an automated vulnerability management service that continually scans Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads for software vulnerabilities and unintended network exposure. Amazon Inspector has expanded capability that allows customers to export a consolidated Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) for supported Amazon Inspector monitored resources, excluding Windows EC2 instances. Customers have asked us to […]

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 […]

Automate and enhance your code security with AI-powered services

Organizations are increasingly embracing a shift-left approach when it comes to security, actively integrating security considerations into their software development lifecycle (SDLC). This shift aligns seamlessly with modern software development practices such as DevSecOps and continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD), making it a vital strategy in today’s rapidly evolving software development landscape. At its […]

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Now available: Building a scalable vulnerability management program on AWS

Vulnerability findings in a cloud environment can come from a variety of tools and scans depending on the underlying technology you’re using. Without processes in place to handle these findings, they can begin to mount, often leading to thousands to tens of thousands of findings in a short amount of time. We’re excited to announce […]

Improve your security investigations with Detective finding groups visualizations

At AWS, we often hear from customers that they want expanded security coverage for the multiple services that they use on AWS. However, alert fatigue is a common challenge that customers face as we introduce new security protections. The challenge becomes how to operationalize, identify, and prioritize alerts that represent real risk. In this post, […]

Perform continuous vulnerability scanning of AWS Lambda functions with Amazon Inspector

This blog post demonstrates how you can activate Amazon Inspector within one or more AWS accounts and be notified when a vulnerability is detected in an AWS Lambda function. Amazon Inspector is an automated vulnerability management service that continually scans workloads for software vulnerabilities and unintended network exposure. Amazon Inspector scans mixed workloads like Amazon […]

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How to scan EC2 AMIs using Amazon Inspector

Amazon Inspector is an automated vulnerability management service that continually scans Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads for software vulnerabilities and unintended network exposure. Amazon Inspector supports vulnerability reporting and deep inspection of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, container images stored in Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR), and AWS Lambda functions. Operating system […]

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Three ways to accelerate incident response in the cloud: insights from re:Inforce 2023

AWS re:Inforce took place in Anaheim, California, on June 13–14, 2023. AWS customers, partners, and industry peers participated in hundreds of technical and non-technical security-focused sessions across six tracks, an Expo featuring AWS experts and AWS Security Competency Partners, and keynote and leadership sessions. The threat detection and incident response track showcased how AWS customers […]