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A walk through AWS Verified Access policies

A walk through AWS Verified Access policies

AWS Verified Access helps improve your organization’s security posture by using security trust providers to grant access to applications. This service grants access to applications only when the user’s identity and the user’s device meet configured security requirements. In this blog post, we will provide an overview of trust providers and policies, then walk through […]

Get details on security finding changes with the new Finding History feature in Security Hub

Get details on security finding changes with the new Finding History feature in Security Hub

In today’s evolving security threat landscape, security teams increasingly require tools to detect and track security findings to protect their organizations’ assets. One objective of cloud security posture management is to identify and address security findings in a timely and effective manner. AWS Security Hub aggregates, organizes, and prioritizes security alerts and findings from various […]

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Protect your Amazon Cognito user pool with AWS WAF

Many of our customers use Amazon Cognito user pools to add authentication, authorization, and user management capabilities to their web and mobile applications. You can enable the built-in advanced security in Amazon Cognito to detect and block the use of credentials that have been compromised elsewhere, and to detect unusual sign-in activity and then prompt users for […]

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How to prioritize IAM Access Analyzer findings

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Access Analyzer is an important tool in your journey towards least privilege access. You can use IAM Access Analyzer access previews to preview and validate public and cross-account access before deploying permissions changes in your environment. For the permissions already in place, one of IAM Access Analyzer’s capabilities is that […]

Scaling security and compliance

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we move fast and continually iterate to meet the evolving needs of our customers. We design services that can help our customers meet even the most stringent security and compliance requirements. Additionally, our service teams work closely with our AWS Security Guardians program to coordinate security efforts and to maintain […]

ABAC framework to control access to secrets using IAM Identity Center

Scale your authorization needs for Secrets Manager using ABAC with IAM Identity Center

With AWS Secrets Manager, you can securely store, manage, retrieve, and rotate the secrets required for your applications and services running on AWS. A secret can be a password, API key, OAuth token, or other type of credential used for authentication purposes. You can control access to secrets in Secrets Manager by using AWS Identity […]

Investigate security events by using AWS CloudTrail Lake advanced queries

This blog post shows you how to use AWS CloudTrail Lake capabilities to investigate CloudTrail activity across AWS Organizations in response to a security incident scenario. We will walk you through two security-related scenarios while we investigate CloudTrail activity. The method described in this post will help you with the investigation process, allowing you to […]

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TLS inspection configuration for encrypted traffic and AWS Network Firewall

AWS Network Firewall is a managed service that provides a convenient way to deploy essential network protections for your virtual private clouds (VPCs). In this blog, we are going to cover how to leverage the TLS inspection configuration with AWS Network Firewall and perform Deep Packet Inspection for encrypted traffic. We shall also discuss key […]

Logging strategies for security incident response

Effective security incident response depends on adequate logging, as described in the AWS Security Incident Response Guide. If you have the proper logs and the ability to query them, you can respond more rapidly and effectively to security events. If a security event occurs, you can use various log sources to validate what occurred and […]

Gain insights and knowledge at AWS re:Inforce 2023

I’d like to personally invite you to attend the Amazon Web Services (AWS) security conference, AWS re:Inforce 2023, in Anaheim, CA on June 13–14, 2023. You’ll have access to interactive educational content to address your security, compliance, privacy, and identity management needs. Join security experts, peers, leaders, and partners from around the world who are […]