AWS Security Blog

Tag: Multiple accounts

Enable Security Hub PCI DSS standard across your organization and disable specific controls

At this time, enabling the PCI DSS standard from within AWS Security Hub enables this compliance framework only within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) account you are presently administering. This blog post showcases a solution that can be used to customize the configuration and deployment of the PCI DSS standard compliance standard using AWS Security […]

How to perform automated incident response in a multi-account environment

How quickly you respond to security incidents is key to minimizing their impacts. Automating incident response helps you scale your capabilities, rapidly reduce the scope of compromised resources, and reduce repetitive work by security teams. But when you use automation, you also must manage exceptions to standard response procedures. In this post, I provide a […]

Simplify DNS management in a multi-account environment with Route 53 Resolver

September 27, 2021: In the section “Third use case,” we updated step 3 to improve clarity. April 15, 2021: In the section “Third use case,” we updated the diagram and steps for clarity. April 2, 2021: In the section “Step 1: Set up a centralized DNS account,” we updated step 4. June 5, 2019: We […]

How to automate SAML federation to multiple AWS accounts from Microsoft Azure Active Directory

September 12, 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. December 2, 2019: Since the author wrote this post, AWS Single Sign On (AWS IAM Identity Center) has launched native features that simplify using […]

How to Manage Amazon GuardDuty Security Findings Across Multiple Accounts

September 9, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Introduced at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon GuardDuty is a managed threat detection service that continuously monitors for malicious or unauthorized behavior to help you protect your AWS accounts and workloads. In an AWS Blog post, Jeff Barr shows you how to […]