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Top 10 blog posts of 2020

The AWS Security Blog endeavors to provide our readers with a reliable place to find the most up-to-date information on using AWS services to secure systems and tools, as well as thought leadership, and effective ways to solve security issues. In turn, our readers have shown us what’s most important for securing their businesses. To […]

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Top 11 posts during 2019

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. The Security Blog set new records for page views in 2019, but we’re always looking for ways to improve. Please tell us what you want to read about in the Comments section below. We read all of your feedback and […]

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Top 10 Security Blog posts in 2019 so far

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Twice a year, we like to share what’s been popular to let you know what everyone’s reading and so you don’t miss something interesting. One of the top posts so far this year has been the registration announcement for the […]

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Top 11 posts in 2018

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. We covered a lot of ground in 2018: from GDPR to re:Inforce and numerous feature announcements, AWS GuardDuty deep-dives to SOC reports, automated reasoning explanations, and a series of interviews with AWS thought leaders. We’ve got big plans for 2019, […]

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Setting the Record Straight on Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Erroneous Article

Today, Bloomberg BusinessWeek published a story claiming that AWS was aware of modified hardware or malicious chips in SuperMicro motherboards in Elemental Media’s hardware at the time Amazon acquired Elemental in 2015, and that Amazon was aware of modified hardware or chips in AWS’s China Region. As we shared with Bloomberg BusinessWeek multiple times over […]

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How to Restrict Amazon S3 Bucket Access to a Specific IAM Role

April 2, 2021: In the section “Granting cross-account bucket access to a specific IAM role,” we’ve updated the second policy to fix an error. I am a cloud support engineer here at AWS, and customers often ask me how they can limit Amazon S3 bucket access to a specific AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) […]

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How to Control Access to Your Amazon Elasticsearch Service Domain

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. With the recent release of Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES), you now can build applications without setting up and maintaining your own search cluster on Amazon EC2. One of the key benefits of using Amazon ES is that you can […]

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How to Connect Your On-Premises Active Directory to AWS Using AD Connector

AD Connector is designed to give you an easy way to establish a trusted relationship between your Active Directory and AWS. When AD Connector is configured, the trust allows you to: Sign in to AWS applications such as Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon WorkDocs, and Amazon WorkMail by using your Active Directory credentials. Seamlessly join Windows instances […]

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