AWS News Blog Announcements, Updates, and Launches

  • New – Attribute-Based Access Control with AWS Single Sign-On
    by Sébastien Stormacq on November 25, 2020 at 12:20 am

    Starting today, you can pass user attributes in the AWS session when your workforce sign-in into the cloud using AWS Single Sign-On. This gives you the centralized account access management of AWS Single Sign-On and ABAC, with the flexibility to use AWS SSO, Active Directory, or an external identity provider as your identity source. To [… […]

  • Introducing Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (MWAA)
    by Danilo Poccia on November 24, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    As the volume and complexity of your data processing pipelines increase, you can simplify the overall process by decomposing it into a series of smaller tasks and coordinate the execution of these tasks as part of a workflow. To do so, many developers and data engineers use Apache Airflow, a platform created by the community [… […]

  • New – Code Signing, a Trust and Integrity Control for AWS Lambda
    by Channy Yun on November 24, 2020 at 12:02 am

    Code signing is an industry standard technique used to confirm that the code is unaltered and from a trusted publisher. Code running inside AWS Lambda functions is executed on highly hardened systems and runs in a secure manner. However, function code is susceptible to alteration as it moves through deployment pipelines that run outside AWS. [… […]

  • New – Multi-Factor Authentication with WebAuthn for AWS SSO
    by Sébastien Stormacq on November 23, 2020 at 11:11 pm

    Starting today, you can add WebAuthn as a new multi-factor authentication (MFA) to AWS Single Sign-On, in addition to currently supported one-time password (OTP) and Radius authenticators. By adding support for WebAuthn, a W3C specification developed in coordination with FIDO Alliance, you can now authenticate with a wide variety of interoperable authenticators provisioned by your [… […]

  • Multi-Region Replication Now Enabled for AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory
    by Martin Beeby on November 19, 2020 at 10:56 pm

    Our customers build applications that need to serve users that live in all corners of the world. When listening to our customers, they told us that whilst they were comfortable building Active Directory (AD) aware applications on AWS, making them work globally can be a real challenge. Customers told us that AWS Directory Service for [… […]

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