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Category: Compliance

Protecting backup archives with WORM and Tape Retention Lock

Many AWS customers use AWS Storage Gateway’s Tape Gateway to back up and archive long-term mission-critical on-premises data in Amazon S3 Glacier and Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive. Customers in regulated industries are mandated by governance policies or regulatory compliance rules to retain their data for many years, or even indefinitely. For example, large banks, broker-dealers, and […]

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Replicating existing objects between S3 buckets

Customers commonly have business requirements or enterprise policies that call for additional copies of their existing Amazon S3 objects. While Amazon S3 Replication is widely used to replicate newly uploaded objects between S3 buckets, the simplest way of replicating large numbers of existing objects between S3 buckets is not obvious to many customers. In this […]

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AWS Storage Gateway adds File Gateway audit logs

As customers expand their use of cloud services, they must often align their security and compliance processes with existing enterprise requirements. In a hybrid cloud storage environment that includes both on-premises storage and cloud storage, it can be challenging for customers to monitor user activity related to their data. This is particularly the case as […]

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Maintain your compliance requirements by using AWS PrivateLink with Amazon EFS

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) serves tens of thousands of companies across the world, in every industry and vertical. Many of our customers have very specific network and network management policies, based on compliance or regulatory requirements. Today, I will show you how you can meet or enhance your compliance posture by using AWS […]

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Store Mission-critical Files in AWS GovCloud (US) with Amazon EFS – Now FedRAMP Certified

I’m super excited to share that Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) has achieved FedRAMP High provisional authorization in AWS GovCloud (US). With this achievement, U.S. government agencies can now easily and cost-effectively store sensitive files including Personally Identifiable Information (PII), sensitive patient records, financial data, law enforcement data, and other Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) […]

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Protecting data with Amazon S3 Object Lock

Amazon S3 Object Lock is an Amazon S3 feature that allows you to store objects using a write once, read many (WORM) model. You can use WORM protection for scenarios where it is imperative that data is not changed or deleted after it has been written. Whether your business has a requirement to satisfy compliance […]

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