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AWS achieves its second ISMAP authorization in Japan

Earning and maintaining customer trust is an ongoing commitment at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our customers’ security requirements drive the scope and portfolio of the compliance reports, attestations, and certifications we pursue. We’re excited to announce that AWS has achieved authorization under the Information System Security Management and Assessment Program (ISMAP) program, effective from April […]

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Figure 1: Architecture overview

How to automate updates for your domain list in Route 53 Resolver DNS Firewall

Note: This post includes links to third-party websites. AWS is not responsible for the content on those websites. Following the release of Amazon Route 53 Resolver DNS Firewall, Amazon Web Services (AWS) published several blog posts to help you protect your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) DNS resolution, including How to Get Started with […]

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How to let builders create IAM resources while improving security and agility for your organization

Updated on September 7, 2022: The post had been updated to rephrase the brief of creating builder role with the builder policy attached as the permissions policy. Many organizations restrict permissions to create and manage AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) resources to a group of privileged users or a central team. This post explains […]

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AWS Security Hub

How to subscribe to the new Security Hub Announcements topic for Amazon SNS

With AWS Security Hub you are able to manage your security posture in AWS, perform security best practice checks, aggregate alerts, and automate remediation. Now you are able to use Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) to subscribe to the new Security Hub Announcements topic to receive updates about new Security Hub services and features, […]

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How to centralize findings and automate deletion for unused IAM roles

Maintaining AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) resources is similar to keeping your garden healthy over time. Having visibility into your IAM resources, especially the resources that are no longer used, is important to keep your AWS environment secure. Proactively detecting and responding to unused IAM roles helps you prevent unauthorized entities from gaining access […]

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AWS Security Hub

How to set up and track SLAs for resolving Security Hub findings

Your organization can use AWS Security Hub to gain a comprehensive view of your security and compliance posture across your Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. Security Hub receives security findings from AWS security services and supported third-party products and centralizes them, providing a single view for identifying and analyzing security issues. Security Hub correlates findings […]

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Figure 1: Architecture diagram of the export function

How to export AWS Security Hub findings to CSV format

AWS Security Hub is a central dashboard for security, risk management, and compliance findings from AWS Audit Manager, AWS Firewall Manager, Amazon GuardDuty, IAM Access Analyzer, Amazon Inspector, and many other AWS and third-party services. You can use the insights from Security Hub to get an understanding of your compliance posture across multiple AWS accounts. […]

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VPC Network Access Analyzer

Identifying publicly accessible resources with Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer

August 22, 2022: This post had been updated have the code fixed to make it easier for our readers to execute. Network and security teams often need to evaluate the internet accessibility of all their resources on AWS and block any non-essential internet access. Validating who has access to what can be complicated—there are several […]

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Update of AWS Security Reference Architecture is now available

We’re happy to announce that an updated version of the AWS Security Reference Architecture (AWS SRA) is now available. The AWS SRA is a holistic set of guidelines for deploying the full complement of AWS security services in a multi-account environment. You can use it to help your organization to design, implement, and manage AWS […]

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Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX)

AWS achieves TISAX certification (Information with Very High Protection Needs (AL3)

September 21, 2022: This post had been updated to reflect how AWS was evaluated and certified. We’re excited to announce the completion of the Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX) certification on June 30, 2022 for 19 AWS Regions. These Regions achieved the Information with Very High Protection Needs (AL3) label for the control domains […]

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