DNS over HTTPS is now available in Amazon Route 53 Resolver

Starting today, Amazon Route 53 Resolver supports using the DNS over HTTPS (DoH) protocol for both inbound and outbound Resolver endpoints. As the name suggests, DoH supports HTTP or HTTP/2 over TLS to encrypt the data exchanged for Domain Name System (DNS) resolutions. Using TLS encryption, DoH increases privacy and security by preventing eavesdropping and Read more about DNS over HTTPS is now available in Amazon Route 53 Resolver[…]

New – AWS Audit Manager now supports first third-party GRC integration

Auditing is a continuous and ongoing process, and every audit includes the collection of evidence. The evidence gathered helps confirm the state of resources and it’s used to demonstrate that the customer’s policies, procedures, and activities (controls), are in place, and that the control has been operational for a specified period of time. AWS Audit Read more about New – AWS Audit Manager now supports first third-party GRC integration[…]

AWS Weekly Roundup—Reserve GPU capacity for short ML workloads, Finch is GA, and more—November 6, 2023

The year is coming to an end, and there are only 50 days until Christmas and 21 days to AWS re:Invent! If you are in Las Vegas, come and say hi to me. I will be around the Serverlesspresso booth most of the time. Last week’s launches Here are some launches that got my attention during Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup—Reserve GPU capacity for short ML workloads, Finch is GA, and more—November 6, 2023[…]

Rotate Your SSL/TLS Certificates Now – Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora Expire in 2024

Don’t be surprised if you have seen the Certificate Update in the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) console. If you use or plan to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) with certificate verification to connect to your database instances of Amazon RDS for MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and Read more about Rotate Your SSL/TLS Certificates Now – Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora Expire in 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 – March 27, 2023

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! In Finland, where I live, spring has arrived. The snow has melted, and the trees have grown their first buds. But I don’t get my hopes high, as usually around Read more about AWS Week in Review – March 27, 2023[…]

AWS Week in Review – February 27, 2023

A couple days ago, I had the honor of doing a live stream on generative AI, discussing recent innovations and concepts behind the current generation of large language and vision models and how we got there. In today’s roundup of news and announcements, I will share some additional information—including an expanded partnership to make generative Read more about AWS Week in Review – February 27, 2023[…]

Heads-Up: Amazon S3 Security Changes Are Coming in April of 2023

Starting in April of 2023 we will be making two changes to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to put our latest best practices for bucket security into effect automatically. The changes will begin to go into effect in April and will be rolled out to all AWS Regions within weeks. Once the changes are Read more about Heads-Up: Amazon S3 Security Changes Are Coming in April of 2023[…]