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Three ways to boost your email security and brand reputation with AWS

April 11, 2023: This post had been updated to provide clarifications: The recommendation to use SES or WorkMail as part of this solution is for receiving TLS reports sent via email from mail receiving organizations. It is unrelated to the BIMI and MTA-STS aspects or any core functionality of the solution.. If you own a […]

Considerations for the security operations center in the cloud: deployment using AWS security services

Welcome back. If you’re joining this series for the first time, we recommend that you read the first blog post in this series, Considerations for security operations in the cloud, for some context on what we will discuss and deploy in this blog post. In the earlier post, we talked through the different operating models […]

AWS Melbourne Region has achieved HCF Strategic Certification

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is delighted to confirm that our new AWS Melbourne Region has achieved Strategic Certification for the Australian Government’s Hosting Certification Framework (HCF). We know that maintaining security and resiliency to keep critical data and infrastructure safe is a top priority for the Australian Government and all our customers in Australia. The […]

How to use granular geographic match rules with AWS WAF

How to use granular geographic match rules with AWS WAF

In November 2022, AWS introduced support for granular geographic (geo) match conditions in AWS WAF. This blog post demonstrates how you can use this new feature to customize your AWS WAF implementation and improve the security posture of your protected application. AWS WAF provides inline inspection of inbound traffic at the application layer. You can […]

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How to monitor and query IAM resources at scale – Part 2

In this post, we continue with our recommendations for using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) APIs. In part 1 of this two-part series, we described how you could create IAM resources and use them soon after for authorization decisions. We also described options for monitoring and responding to IAM resource changes for entire accounts. […]

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How to monitor and query IAM resources at scale – Part 1

March 7, 2023: We’ve fixed a typo in the blog post. In this two-part blog post, we’ll provide recommendations for using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) APIs, and we’ll share useful details on how IAM works so that you can use it more effectively. For example, you might be creating new IAM resources such as roles […]

Top 2022 AWS data protection service and cryptography tool launches

February 28, 2023: We updated this blog to include AWS Wickr. Given the pace of Amazon Web Services (AWS) innovation, it can be challenging to stay up to date on the latest AWS service and feature launches. AWS provides services and tools to help you protect your data, accounts, and workloads from unauthorized access. AWS […]

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How to use AWS Private Certificate Authority short-lived certificate mode

AWS Private Certificate Authority (AWS Private CA) is a highly available, fully managed private certificate authority (CA) service that you can use to create CA hierarchies and issue private X.509 certificates. You can use these private certificates to establish endpoints for TLS encryption, cryptographically sign code, authenticate users, and more. Based on customer feedback for […]

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AWS completes CCAG 2022 pooled audit by European FSI customers

We are excited to announce that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has completed its annual Collaborative Cloud Audit Group (CCAG) Cloud Community audit with European financial service institutions (FSIs). Security at AWS is the highest priority. As customers embrace the scalability and flexibility of AWS, we are helping them evolve security, identity, and compliance into key […]

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AWS now licensed by DESC to operate as a Tier 1 cloud service provider in the Middle East (UAE) Region

We continue to expand the scope of our assurance programs at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and are pleased to announce that our Middle East (UAE) Region is now certified by the Dubai Electronic Security Centre (DESC) to operate as a Tier 1 cloud service provider (CSP). This alignment with DESC requirements demonstrates our continuous commitment […]