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2022 Canadian Centre for Cyber Security Assessment Summary report available with 12 additional services

We are pleased to announce the availability of the 2022 Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS) assessment summary report for Amazon Web Services (AWS). This assessment will bring the total to 132 AWS services and features assessed in the Canada (Central) AWS Region, including 12 additional AWS services. A copy of the summary assessment report is available for […]

Establishing a data perimeter on AWS: Allow only trusted identities to access company data

As described in an earlier blog post, Establishing a data perimeter on AWS, Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a set of capabilities you can use to implement a data perimeter to help prevent unintended access. One type of unintended access that companies want to prevent is access to corporate data by users who do not […]

AWS Security Profile: Sarah Currey, Delivery Practice Manager

In the weeks leading up to AWS re:invent 2022, I’ll share conversations I’ve had with some of the humans who work in AWS Security who will be presenting at the conference, and get a sneak peek at their work and sessions. In this profile, I interviewed Sarah Currey, Delivery Practice Manager in World Wide Professional […]

How to detect security issues in Amazon EKS clusters using Amazon GuardDuty – Part 1

In this two-part blog post, we’ll discuss how to detect and investigate security issues in an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) cluster with Amazon GuardDuty and Amazon Detective. Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that you can use to run and scale container workloads by using Kubernetes in the AWS […]

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AWS achieves Spain’s ENS High certification across 166 services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is committed to bringing additional services and AWS Regions into the scope of our Esquema Nacional de Seguridad (ENS) High certification to help customers meet their regulatory needs. ENS is Spain’s National Security Framework. The ENS certification is regulated under the Spanish Royal Decree 3/2010 and is a compulsory requirement for […]

How to configure rotation and rotation windows for secrets stored in AWS Secrets Manager

November 21, 2022: We updated this post to reflect the fact that AWS Secrets Manager now supports rotating secrets as often as every four hours. AWS Secrets Manager helps you manage, retrieve, and rotate database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycles. You can specify a rotation window for your secrets, allowing you […]

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Three recurring Security Hub usage patterns and how to deploy them

As Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Solutions Architects, we get to talk to customers of all sizes and industries about how they want to improve their security posture and get visibility into their AWS resources. This blog post identifies the top three most commonly used Security Hub usage patterns and describes how you can use […]

Considerations for security operations in the cloud

Cybersecurity teams are often made up of different functions. Typically, these can include Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Security Architecture, Assurance, and Security Operations, to name a few. Each function has its own specific tasks, but works towards a common goal—to partner with the rest of the business and help teams ship and run workloads […]

AWS Security Profile: Jonathan “Koz” Kozolchyk, GM of Certificate Services

In the AWS Security Profile series, we interview AWS thought leaders who help keep our customers safe and secure. This interview features Jonathan “Koz” Kozolchyk, GM of Certificate Services, PKI Systems. Koz shares his insights on the current certificate landscape, his career at Amazon and within the security space, what he’s excited about for the […]

AWS Security Profile: Reef D’Souza, Principal Solutions Architect

In the weeks leading up to AWS re:invent 2022, I’ll share conversations I’ve had with some of the humans who work in AWS Security who will be presenting at the conference, and get a sneak peek at their work and sessions. In this profile, I interviewed Reef D’Souza, Principal Solutions Architect. How long have you […]