AWS Weekly Roundup: Passkey MFA, Malware Protection on Amazon S3, and more (June 17, 2024)

Last week, my alma mater Standard Bank Group (SBG) hosted a Software Engineering Conference and invited me to be one of the keynote speakers. SBG has presence throughout Africa and this hybrid conference was attended by almost 2,000 engineers from across the continent. It was amazing to reconnect with long-time friends and former colleagues, and Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup: Passkey MFA, Malware Protection on Amazon S3, and more (June 17, 2024)[…]

Introducing Amazon GuardDuty Malware Protection for Amazon S3

Today we are announcing the general availability of Amazon GuardDuty Malware Protection for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), an expansion of GuardDuty Malware Protection to detect malicious file uploads to selected S3 buckets. Previously, GuardDuty Malware Protection provided agentless scanning capabilities to identify malicious files on Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volumes attached Read more about Introducing Amazon GuardDuty Malware Protection for Amazon S3[…]

Amazon GuardDuty EC2 Runtime Monitoring is now generally available

Amazon GuardDuty is a machine learning (ML)-based security monitoring and intelligent threat detection service that analyzes and processes various AWS data sources, continuously monitors your AWS accounts and workloads for malicious activity, and delivers detailed security findings for visibility and remediation. I love the feature of GuardDuty Runtime Monitoring that analyzes operating system (OS)-level, network, Read more about Amazon GuardDuty EC2 Runtime Monitoring is now generally available[…]

AWS Weekly Roundup — AWS Control Tower new API, TLS 1.3 with API Gateway, Private Marketplace Catalogs, and more — February 19, 2024

Over the past week, our service teams have continued to innovate on your behalf, and a lot has happened in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) universe that I want to tell you about. I’ll also share about all the AWS Community events and initiatives that are happening around the world. Let’s dive in! Last week’s Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup — AWS Control Tower new API, TLS 1.3 with API Gateway, Private Marketplace Catalogs, and more — February 19, 2024[…]

New – Simplify the Investigation of AWS Security Findings with Amazon Detective

With Amazon Detective, you can analyze and visualize security data to investigate potential security issues. Detective collects and analyzes events that describe IP traffic, AWS management operations, and malicious or unauthorized activity from AWS CloudTrail logs, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Flow Logs, Amazon GuardDuty findings, and, since last year, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service Read more about New – Simplify the Investigation of AWS Security Findings with Amazon Detective[…]

Amazon GuardDuty Now Supports Amazon EKS Runtime Monitoring

Since Amazon GuardDuty launched in 2017, GuardDuty has been capable of analyzing tens of billions of events per minute across multiple AWS data sources, such as AWS CloudTrail event logs, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Flow Logs, and DNS query logs, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) data plane events, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service Read more about Amazon GuardDuty Now Supports Amazon EKS Runtime Monitoring[…]

AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022

AWS re:Inforce returned to Boston last week, kicking off with a keynote from Amazon Chief Security Officer Steve Schmidt and AWS Chief Information Security officer C.J. Moses: Be sure to take some time to watch this video and the other leadership sessions, and to use what you learn to take some proactive steps to improve Read more about AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022[…]

New for Amazon GuardDuty – Malware Detection for Amazon EBS Volumes

With Amazon GuardDuty, you can monitor your AWS accounts and workloads to detect malicious activity. Today, we are adding to GuardDuty the capability to detect malware. Malware is malicious software that is used to compromise workloads, repurpose resources, or gain unauthorized access to data. When you have GuardDuty Malware Protection enabled, a malware scan is Read more about New for Amazon GuardDuty – Malware Detection for Amazon EBS Volumes[…]

Amazon Detective Supports Kubernetes Workloads on Amazon EKS for Security Investigations

In March 2020, we introduced Amazon Detective, a fully managed service that makes it easy to analyze, investigate, and quickly identify the root cause of potential security issues or suspicious activities. Amazon Detective continuously extracts temporal events such as login attempts, API calls, and network traffic from Amazon GuardDuty, AWS CloudTrail, and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Read more about Amazon Detective Supports Kubernetes Workloads on Amazon EKS for Security Investigations[…]