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Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

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Enabling user self-service key management with AWS Transfer Family and AWS Lambda

Customers who use the AWS Transfer Family service are typically exchanging files with their business partners who provide them with SSH public keys. In a large-scale deployment of the AWS Transfer Family service, public key management eventually becomes a time-consuming task to refresh expired keys and rotate keys for security. When using custom identity providers (custom IdP), […]

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Managing access to your Amazon S3 objects with a custom authorizer

Data protection is critical for most customers seeking to safeguard information, maintain compliance, secure applications, and more. Protecting data can become challenging when different entities or personas need different levels of access to data. In Amazon S3, access control can be managed with tools like AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies, bucket policies, access […]

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Simplify auditing your data protection policies with AWS Backup Audit Manager

Have you had to prove to an auditor that you are protecting and retaining data adequately to meet regulatory or organizational requirements?  The audit process can be resource intense. To meet an auditor’s criteria, the burden of proof is on you to show that you had proper controls in place to protect and retain your […]

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Obtain aggregated daily cross-account multi-Region AWS Backup reporting

Customers treat data as an asset and look to protect their data assets through data protection mechanisms. Customers value the seamless ability to report and act on data protection activities to ensure they are meeting their data protection policy, strategy, and any regulatory requirements. Customers can use AWS Backup Audit Manager to gain visibility of […]

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Copying objects greater than 5 GB with Amazon S3 Batch Operations

A large number of customers store their data in Amazon S3, and some of these customers scale to millions or billions of individual objects. Amazon S3 customers need an easy, reliable, and scalable way to perform bulk operations on these large datasets – with objects ranging in size from a few kilobytes to tens of […]

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Enhance the security posture of your backups with AWS Backup Vault Lock

When dealing with backups, data managers frequently ask, “how do I prevent my backups from being accidentally or maliciously deleted?” or “what can I do to enhance protection against ransomware?” In highly regulated industries, WORM* (write-once-read-many) compliance is required for backups and archives. WORM compliance means immutability and an immutable backup helps in the recovery […]

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Enhance data access control with AWS Transfer Family and Amazon S3 Access Points

Sharing data is at the core of collaboration efforts sparking innovation. Many industries rely on secure data access solutions that scale with their business. From pharmaceutical companies exchanging research data with partners in Amazon S3, to financial customers migrating and modernizing transaction data with traditional file transfer protocols, there is a persistent ask for fine-grained […]

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Recovering AWS GovCloud (US) workloads using CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

AWS GovCloud (US) hosts sensitive data and regulated workloads. It also addresses the most stringent U.S government security and compliance requirements. For customers using AWS GovCloud (US), the ability to recover workloads is a top priority in order to keep business running as usual and adhere to relevant compliance requirements. Getting quickly back up and […]

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Securing your AWS Transfer Family SFTP and FTPS VPC public endpoints

Customers who use the AWS Transfer Family service are typically exchanging files with their business partners over an internet facing endpoint. In doing so, they need to secure these public endpoints so that they are only accessible to known IP addresses and secured against dictionary attacks and port scanners. We previously walked you through how the AWS […]

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Managing access to backups using service control policies with AWS Backup

Effective and reliable ways of securing data are important to any organization, and every business must address the protection of valuable information. When thinking about security in the cloud, an important consideration is reducing the surface area of negative impacts using a strategic data protection plan. Your data protection plan should mitigate the risk of […]

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