AWS Audit Manager extends generative AI best practices framework to Amazon SageMaker

Sometimes I hear from tech leads that they would like to improve visibility and governance over their generative artificial intelligence applications. How do you monitor and govern the usage and generation of data to address issues regarding security, resilience, privacy, and accuracy or to validate against best practices of responsible AI, among other things? Beyond Read more about AWS Audit Manager extends generative AI best practices framework to Amazon SageMaker[…]

Simplify AWS CloudTrail log analysis with natural language query generation in CloudTrail Lake (preview)

Today, I am happy to announce in preview the generative artificial intelligence (generative AI)–powered natural language query generation in AWS CloudTrail Lake, which is a managed data lake for capturing, storing, accessing, and analyzing AWS CloudTrail activity logs to meet compliance, security, and operational needs. You can ask a question using natural language about these Read more about Simplify AWS CloudTrail log analysis with natural language query generation in CloudTrail Lake (preview)[…]

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[…]

IAM Access Analyzer Update: Extending custom policy checks & guided revocation

We are making IAM Access Analyzer even more powerful, extending custom policy checks and adding easy access to guidance that will help you to fine-tune your IAM policies. Both of these new features build on the Custom Policy Checks and the Unused Access analysis that were launched at re:Invent 2023. Here’s what we are launching: Read more about IAM Access Analyzer Update: Extending custom policy checks & guided revocation[…]

AWS adds passkey multi-factor authentication (MFA) for root and IAM users

Security is our top priority at Amazon Web Services (AWS), and today, we’re launching two capabilities to help you strengthen the security posture of your AWS accounts: First, we’re adding passkeys to the list of supported multi-factor authentication (MFA) for your root and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) users. Second, we started to enforce MFA Read more about AWS adds passkey multi-factor authentication (MFA) for root and IAM users[…]

Simplify risk and compliance assessments with the new common control library in AWS Audit Manager

With AWS Audit Manager, you can map your compliance requirements to AWS usage data and continually audit your AWS usage as part of your risk and compliance assessment. Today, Audit Manager introduces a common control library that provides common controls with predefined and pre-mapped AWS data sources. The common control library is based on extensive Read more about Simplify risk and compliance assessments with the new common control library in AWS Audit Manager[…]

Simplify custom contact center insights with Amazon Connect analytics data lake

Analytics are vital to the success of a contact center. Having insights into each touchpoint of the customer experience allows you to accurately measure performance and adapt to shifting business demands. While you can find common metrics in the Amazon Connect console, sometimes you need to have more details and custom requirements for reporting based Read more about Simplify custom contact center insights with Amazon Connect analytics data lake[…]

AWS analytics services streamline user access to data, permissions setting, and auditing

I am pleased to announce a new use case based on trusted identity propagation, a recently introduced capability of AWS IAM Identity Center. Tableau, a commonly used business intelligence (BI) application, can now propagate end-user identity down to Amazon Redshift. This has a triple benefit. It simplifies the sign-in experience for end users. It allows data Read more about AWS analytics services streamline user access to data, permissions setting, and auditing[…]

Amazon EC2 high memory U7i Instances for large in-memory databases

Announced in preview form at re:Invent 2023, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) U7i instances with up to 32 TiB of DDR5 memory and 896 vCPUs are now available. Powered by custom fourth generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors (Sapphire Rapids), these high memory instances are designed to support large, in-memory databases including SAP HANA, Oracle, Read more about Amazon EC2 high memory U7i Instances for large in-memory databases[…]

AWS Weekly Roundup – LlamaIndex support for Amazon Neptune, force AWS CloudFormation stack deletion, and more (May 27, 2024)

Last week, Dr. Matt Wood, VP for AI Products at Amazon Web Services (AWS), delivered the keynote at the AWS Summit Los Angeles. Matt and guest speakers shared the latest advancements in generative artificial intelligence (generative AI), developer tooling, and foundational infrastructure, showcasing how they come together to change what’s possible for builders. You can Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup – LlamaIndex support for Amazon Neptune, force AWS CloudFormation stack deletion, and more (May 27, 2024)[…]