AWS Security Blog

Tag: Performance

How to automate AWS Managed Microsoft AD scaling based on utilization metrics

February 14, 2022: The Lambda code in this post has been updated. AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD), provides a fully managed service for Microsoft Active Directory (AD) in the AWS cloud. When you create your directory, AWS deploys two domain controllers in separate Availability Zones that are exclusively yours […]

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Managing permissions with grants in AWS Key Management Service

February 22, 2022: This post has been updated to clarify details of the example KMS grants provided in this blog. AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) helps customers to use encryption to secure their data. When creating a new encrypted Amazon Web Services (AWS) resource, such as an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) database […]

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