File Gateway adds options to enforce encryption and signing for SMB shares

AWS Storage Gateway now supports security level options for data transferred between the File Gateway and SMB clients. You can enforce encryption and signing on client requests, or use client-negotiated defaults, helping you meet organizational requirements for security and client compatibility.  from Recent Announcements https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/06/file-gateway-adds-options-to-enforce-encryption-and-signing-for-smb-shares/

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Now Enables You to Use File Systems Directly With Your Organization’s Self-Managed Active Directory

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, a service that provides fully managed native Microsoft Windows file systems, now provides a new option for integrating Windows file systems with your organization’s user and group identities: you can now directly join your Amazon FSx file systems to on-premises or in-cloud self-managed Microsoft Read more…

Use IAM access advisor with AWS Organizations to set permission guardrails confidently

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) access advisor uses data analysis to help you set permission guardrails confidently by providing service last accessed information for your accounts, organizational units (OUs), and your organization managed by AWS Organizations. Permission guardrails help control which services your developers and applications can access. By Read more…

New! Set permission guardrails confidently by using IAM access advisor to analyze service-last-accessed information for accounts in your AWS organization

You can use AWS Organizations to centrally govern and manage multiple accounts as you scale your AWS workloads. With AWS Organizations, central security administrators can use service control policies (SCPs) to establish permission guardrails that all IAM users and roles in the organization’s accounts adhere to. When teams and projects Read more…