Group-based auth with AppSync Lambda authoriser

AWS AppSync added support for Lambda authorizers on 30th July 2021 and it made it much easier to implement group-based authorization with 3rd party identity services. Group-based auth with AppSync and Cognito I previously wrote about how you can secure multi-tenant applications with AppSync and Cognito. Where you can use custom Read more…

Amazon QuickSight launches Dataset-as-a-Source

Amazon QuickSight announced Dataset-as-a-Source, a new feature that saves customers time and improves data governance. Dataset-as-a-Source allows users to create a new dataset using one or more existing datasets as input, and combine it with brand new data sources, such as other databases, CSV files, and apps like Twitter. Curators Read more…

Amazon Transcribe now supports redaction of personal identifiable information (PII) for streaming transcriptions

Amazon Transcribe is an automatic speech recognition service that you can use to add speech-to-text capability to your applications. Starting today, you can utilize Amazon Transcribe to automatically remove personal identifiable information (PII) from your streaming transcription results. Amazon Transcribe uses state-of-the-art machine learning technology to help identify sensitive information such Read more…