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Continuous compliance monitoring using custom audit controls and frameworks with AWS Audit Manager

French version For most customers today, security compliance auditing can be a very cumbersome and costly process. This activity within a security program often comes with a dependency on third party audit firms and robust security teams, to periodically assess risk and raise compliance gaps aligned with applicable industry requirements. Due to the nature of […]

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How to think about cloud security governance

When customers first move to the cloud, their instinct might be to build a cloud security governance model based on one or more regulatory frameworks that are relevant to their industry. Although this can be a helpful first step, it’s also critically important that organizations understand what the control objectives for their workloads should be. […]

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AWS Artifact service launches new user interface

AWS Artifact service introduces a new user interface (UI) that provides a more intuitive experience in searching and saving AWS compliance reports, and accepting agreements. The new UI includes AWS Artifact home page equipped with information and videos on how to use the AWS Artifact service for your compliance needs. Additionally, the Reports and Agreements […]

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Scaling a governance, risk, and compliance program for the cloud, emerging technologies, and innovation

Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) programs are sometimes looked upon as the bureaucracy getting in the way of exciting cybersecurity work. But a good GRC program establishes the foundation for meeting security and compliance objectives. It is the proactive approach to cybersecurity that, if done well, minimizes reactive incident response. Of the three components of […]

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The Top 10 Most Downloaded AWS Security and Compliance Documents in 2017

July 24, 2020: The number 9 item in this list, the Auditing Security Checklist, has been replaced by a Cloud Audit Academy course. The following list includes the ten most downloaded AWS security and compliance documents in 2017. Using this list, you can learn about what other AWS customers found most interesting about security and […]

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