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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 […]

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How to customize access tokens in Amazon Cognito user pools

With Amazon Cognito, you can implement customer identity and access management (CIAM) into your web and mobile applications. You can add user authentication and access control to your applications in minutes. In this post, I introduce you to the new access token customization feature for Amazon Cognito user pools and show you how to use […]

Strengthen the DevOps pipeline and protect data with AWS Secrets Manager, AWS KMS, and AWS Certificate Manager

In this blog post, we delve into using Amazon Web Services (AWS) data protection services such as AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS), and AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) to help fortify both the security of the pipeline and security in the pipeline. We explore how these services contribute to the overall security […]

Automate Cedar policy validation with AWS developer tools

Automate Cedar policy validation with AWS developer tools

Cedar is an open-source language that you can use to write policies and make authorization decisions based on those policies. AWS security services including AWS Verified Access and Amazon Verified Permissions use Cedar to define policies. Cedar supports schema declaration for the structure of entity types in those policies and policy validation with that schema. […]

AWS named as a Leader in 2023 ISG Provider Lens report for Multi Public Cloud Services – Sovereign Cloud Infrastructure Services (EU)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is named as a Leader in the 2023 ISG Provider Lens Quadrant Report for Multi Public Cloud Services – Sovereign Cloud Infrastructure Services (EU), published on January 8, 2024. This first-ever Information Services Group (ISG) report evaluates providers of sovereign cloud infrastructure services in the multi public cloud environment and examines […]