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Export a Software Bill of Materials using Amazon Inspector

Export a Software Bill of Materials using Amazon Inspector

Amazon Inspector is an automated vulnerability management service that continually scans Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads for software vulnerabilities and unintended network exposure. Amazon Inspector has expanded capability that allows customers to export a consolidated Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) for supported Amazon Inspector monitored resources, excluding Windows EC2 instances. Customers have asked us to […]

AWS re:Invent 2023: Security, identity, and compliance recap

In this post, we share the key announcements related to security, identity, and compliance at AWS re:Invent 2023, and offer details on how you can learn more through on-demand video of sessions and relevant blog posts. AWS re:Invent returned to Las Vegas in November 2023. The conference featured over 2,250 sessions and hands-on labs, with […]

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2023 PiTuKri ISAE 3000 Type II attestation report available with 171 services in scope

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce the issuance of the Criteria to Assess the Information Security of Cloud Services (PiTuKri) International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000 Type II attestation report. The scope of the report covers a total of 171 services and 29 global AWS Regions. The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency […]

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How to build a unified authorization layer for identity providers with Amazon Verified Permissions

Enterprises often have an identity provider (IdP) for their employees and another for their customers. Using multiple IdPs allows you to apply different access controls and policies for employees and for customers. However, managing multiple identity systems can be complex. A unified authorization layer can ease administration by centralizing access policies for APIs regardless of […]

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AWS completes the first cloud audit by the Ingelheim Kreis Initiative Joint Audits group for the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector

We’re excited to announce that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has completed the first cloud service provider (CSP) audit by the Ingelheim Kreis (IK) Initiative Joint Audits group. The audit group represents quality and compliance professionals from some of our largest pharmaceutical and life sciences customers who collectively perform audits on their key suppliers. As customers […]

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Latest PCI DSS v4.0 compliance package available in AWS Artifact

Amazon Web Services is pleased to announce that eight additional AWS services have been added to the scope of our Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) v4.0 certification: AWS AppFabric Amazon Bedrock AWS Clean Rooms AWS HealthImaging AWS IoT Device Defender AWS IoT TwinMaker AWS Resilience Hub AWS User Notifications Coalfire, a third-party […]

How to use AWS Database Encryption SDK for client-side encryption and perform searches on encrypted attributes in DynamoDB tables

Today’s applications collect a lot of data from customers. The data often includes personally identifiable information (PII), that must be protected in compliance with data privacy laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Modern business applications require fast and reliable access to customer data, and Amazon […]

OT/IT convergence security maturity model

For decades, we’ve watched energy companies attempt to bring off-the-shelf information technology (IT) systems into operations technology (OT) environments. These attempts have had varying degrees of success. While converging OT and IT brings new efficiencies, it also brings new risks. There are many moving parts to convergence, and there are several questions that you must […]

Building a security-first mindset: three key themes from AWS re:Invent 2023

AWS re:Invent drew 52,000 attendees from across the globe to Las Vegas, Nevada, November 27 to December 1, 2023. Now in its 12th year, the conference featured 5 keynotes, 17 innovation talks, and over 2,250 sessions and hands-on labs offering immersive learning and networking opportunities. Amazon CSO Stephen Schmidt With dozens of service and feature […]

Generate AI powered insights for Amazon Security Lake using Amazon SageMaker Studio and Amazon Bedrock

In part 1, we discussed how to use Amazon SageMaker Studio to analyze time-series data in Amazon Security Lake to identify critical areas and prioritize efforts to help increase your security posture. Security Lake provides additional visibility into your environment by consolidating and normalizing security data from both AWS and non-AWS sources. Security teams can […]