- December 31, 2019
It's almost impossible to keep up with all the services and capabilities AWS trots out for its annual re:Invent conference. Catch up on Amazon cloud updates you missed with this AWS re:Invent recap.
- June 28, 2019
Robust data coupled with the power of metaphors can help cybersecurity teams tell stories that get the rest of the business on board with new security initiatives and prepare for security crises.
- June 28, 2019
Cloud security concerns have ebbed among financial services providers, as the panoply of presenters like Capital One, Discover, Barclays and AQR showed at AWS re:Inforce.
- June 28, 2019
AWS this month hosted its inaugural re:Inforce conference in Boston and used the setting to make AWS Security Hub and Control Tower generally available and to introduce a VPC network security ...
- June 25, 2019
AWS is on pace to deliver more than 1,800 new features and services this year, and many target cloud security.
- June 13, 2019
AWS re:Inforce this month in Boston is the first dedicated security conference by the industry's largest cloud provider. Here's an early look at the event's sweeping agenda.
- May 31, 2019
AWS is updating Lambda execution environments with the latest Amazon Linux OS. Start testing your functions now before the general AWS Lambda update occurs on July 16. AWS has also launched its ...
- May 24, 2019
AWS Config Rules will switch to usage-based pricing, which could spur cloud compliance service adoption and be kinder to customers' budgets.
- April 25, 2019
In an effort to prevent lateral movement from cybercriminals within the cloud, ShieldX has added East-West security to its Elastic Security Platform for AWS.
- November 21, 2018
An added AWS feature helps users ensure Amazon S3 storage buckets that contain sensitive information are kept from public view and not exposed to potential cybercrimes.
- November 19, 2018
AWS re:Invent 2018 is sure to generate a number of important updates for enterprise cloud users. Stay on top of the latest news and analysis with this complete conference guide.
- August 03, 2018
As is often the case, AWS' yearly Summit in New York provided the scene for some additional features and functionality. While AWS cloud features are unveiled regularly, the free-to-attend ...
- April 30, 2018
Breathe easier, serverless application developers -- your lengthy wait is over, with AWS Lambda's added support for a newer Node.js runtime After a year's wait, AWS developers can now use Node.js ...
- April 05, 2018
AWS added more features to secure data on its platform, including private certificates, a managed service for secrets and a hub for policies regardless of where applications run.
- March 30, 2018
Cloud security best practices and IT convenience don't always align, but as standards such as GDPR take hold and new vulnerabilities constantly emerge, maybe it's ok to loosen the reins from time ...
- March 28, 2018
Several examples of cryptojacking highlight organizational difficulties -- or outright neglect -- in securing AWS environments. Whether the trend continues is up to enterprise IT.
- March 02, 2018
Many IT teams struggle with the cultural and technical shift to DevOps. Nathaniel Felsen, a DevOps professional, sorts through some tough choices.
- March 01, 2018
Many cloud developers espouse the benefits of serverless computing, but others find the approach unwieldy or difficult to manage. The AWS Serverless Application Repository, one of several AWS ...
- January 26, 2018
Amazon's move to fold Sqrrl, a threat detection startup, into AWS security services could help bring together its growing list of disparate security tools.
- December 29, 2017
AWS customers were enticed by products and services introduced at the cloud provider’s annual customer and partner confab, re:Invent, held recently. AWS also kept up a steady pace of basic service ...
- December 14, 2017
AWS' Single Sign-On service intends to simplify control over employee access to AWS accounts and outside apps -- and also put AWS at the center of it all.
- December 12, 2017
AWS security tools got a boost from GuardDuty and IoT Device Defender, but the vendor still has work to do to provide a full security portfolio to meet enterprise needs.
- December 01, 2017
AWS continues to push its Virtual Private Cloud as the new norm for cloud development and deployment, and further limit public internet exposure. AWS PrivateLink enables customers to privately ...
- November 10, 2017
S3 encryption is now the default setting for the AWS storage service in response to a string of high-profile cases where users exposed data to the internet.
- November 09, 2017
Improvements to AWS Direct Connect link VPCs in multiple regions, keep traffic within AWS' network and reduce administrative work to manage these secure connections to the cloud.
- August 31, 2017
AWS customers can add graphic acceleration to instances, but with little flexibility. To change that, the cloud provider has finally fulfilled a promise from early last year, with Elastic GPUs that ...
- August 14, 2017
AWS seeks deeper enterprise engagement with new AWS security and monitoring that incorporates machine learning and a migration hub for heavier workloads.
- January 27, 2017
Amazon Cloud Directory brings a cloud-native approach to data management and moves away from traditional models, but it isn't without tradeoffs for enterprise IT.
- January 12, 2017
A quiet AWS acquisition last year could improve customers' ability to detect and respond to cyberattacks at scale through automation and machine learning.
- June 27, 2016
Cross-region replication is now available for all RDS engines, but an AWS security construct in KMS means the service still has backup limitations for some users.
- April 20, 2016
Expanded AWS migration tools and proactive security measures are the focus of a string of new products from Amazon aimed at luring in more enterprise workloads.
- February 19, 2016
AWS security concerns primarily have to do with locking down APIs, according to veteran IT pros, who also see tools such as Lambda on the cusp of changing the cloud security game.
- February 19, 2016
Securing AWS starts with knowing what mistakes to avoid. So, to get off on the right foot, learn from these cautionary tales of common AWS security blunders.
- February 17, 2016
A series of AWS improvements that mostly flew under the radar will enhance users' ability to secure AWS and build serverless applications.
- December 22, 2015
AWS users want more built-in cloud security and control tools in 2016, and vow to improve cloud cost management -- something Amazon will help with through a new free tool.
- December 17, 2015
Amazon's Aurora database now offers encryption at rest, which could help with international data security concerns as European law is clarified.
- November 30, 2015
While technically comparable to bare metal cloud offerings from IBM and Rackspace, AWS has a different motivation for offering dedicated hardware.
- November 20, 2015
Amazon Web Services made hundreds of product and feature updates in 2015, but there are a few that IT pros are most grateful for, as the end of the year approaches.
- November 13, 2015
AWS added features such as an EC2 Run Command and the ability to share RDS snapshot data between accounts -- giving some users reason for concern about security.
- November 03, 2015
The first hurdle of hybrid cloud migration is tricky enough -- then the rest of the hybrid cloud picture comes into focus.
- October 16, 2015
Before Amazon Inspector, AWS Config Rules and even VPC, third-party cloud security tools stood guard over AWS -- and for a number of reasons, IT pros will continue to rely on them.
- October 14, 2015
IT pros at last week's Amazon user conference welcomed a raft of new cloud services, but were left wanting more. Here's what AWS customers hope to see next.
- October 09, 2015
At AWS re:Invent this year, announcements included new capabilities for existing products, as well as management tools and a new storage appliance -- setting social media abuzz.
- October 08, 2015
This year's re:Invent conference was Amazon Web Services' most popular, which led to some conference congestion. AWS users took to Twitter to share sights and thoughts from Las Vegas.
- June 30, 2015
A slimmed-down, Amazon-created version of the Transport Layer Security standard has been open sourced. Will it head off future cloud reboots?
- March 12, 2015
As AWS expands into apps such as email, experts say it should strengthen its data privacy credentials with ISO certification 27018, as Microsoft has.
- March 03, 2015
Hackers attacked a helpdesk software maker's website, putting tens of thousands of customers at risk. But a move to Amazon Web Services saved the day.
- February 16, 2015
Amazon Web Services IAM now supports managed policies, which allows IT teams to cut back on manual processes.
- February 05, 2015
IBM and AWS both offer solid cloud security services, but true security is in the user's hands, with many third-party products to choose from.
- November 14, 2014
AWS news and conference round-up
- June 19, 2014
Code Spaces says it won't be back after an intruder deleted EC2 machines, storage volumes and backup data via the company's AWS management console.