Amazon GuardDuty announces threat detection enhancements, reducing alert volume and increasing accuracy for common customer deployed architectures

This month, Amazon GuardDuty launched enhancements to several existing threat detections that will result in many customers seeing a 50% reduction in findings generated for port probes, SSH brute force attempts, and indications of DNS data exfiltration. These enhancements are now included in Amazon GuardDuty across all supported AWS regions Read more…

Internet Security Notification – Department of Homeland Security Alert AA20-006A

On January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an alert (AA20-006A) that highlighted measures for critical infrastructure to prepare for information security risks, but which are also relevant to all organizations. The CISA alert focuses on vulnerability mitigation and incident preparation. Read more…

AWS re:Invent 2019 DevOps and Security re:Cap

We had over 40 people from Mphasis and Mphasis Stelligent at the AWS re:Invent 2019 conference in Las Vegas, NV. There were 77 product launches, feature releases, & services announced at the conference (and many more at “pre:Invent” in November). Of this, there were several DevOps-related features announced at re:Invent Read more…

AWS Security Hub integrates with Amazon Detective

AWS Security Hub now integrates with Amazon Detective (preview). Amazon Detective makes it easy to analyze, investigate, and quickly identify the root cause of security findings or suspicious activities. Amazon Detective automatically collects log data from your AWS resources and uses machine learning, statistical analysis, and graph theory to help Read more…

AWS achieves FedRAMP JAB High and Moderate Provisional Authorization across 26 services in the AWS US East/West and AWS GovCloud (US) Regions

AWS continues to expand the number of services that customers can use to run sensitive and highly regulated workloads in the federal government space. Today, I’m pleased to announce another expansion of our FedRAMP program, marking a 36.2% increase in our number of FedRAMP authorizations. We’ve achieved authorizations for 26 Read more…