Monday, 18 November 2019

Amazon GuardDuty helps Exporting Findings to Amazon S3 Bucket

Amazon GuardDuty is a threat detection service which non-stop observes for harmful and uncertified action to secure your AWS accounts and workloads. Amazon GuardDuty examine billions of events over your AWS accounts from AWS CloudTrail (AWS user and API activity in your accounts), Amazon VPC Flow Logs (network traffic data), and DNS Logs (name query patterns). The Amazon GuardDuty service is based on machine learning, abnormality detection, and integrated threat intelligence to spot and prioritize potential threats. GuardDuty informs you of the status of your AWS environment by producing security findings that you can view in the GuardDuty console or through Amazon CloudWatch events. Now Amazon GuardDuty users can export findings to Amazon S3 with the help of GuardDuty management console and API. Aggregating findings from across regions is clarified with findings export. After configured from the GuardDuty master account, users can export findings from every linked member accounts and all AWS regions to one user held S3 bucket. The utilized S3 bucket can be in the same account in which GuardDuty is activated, or in any other AWS account. Once Findings export is configured in each Region, Amazon GuardDuty findings are automatically exported from GuardDuty to the configured Amazon S3 bucket. To know further about Findings export, refer GuardDuty User Guide and Amazon GuardDuty Findings. To get the complete list of AWS Region where Amazon GuardDuty is accessible, visit AWS Regions. You can start your 30-day Amazon GuardDuty Free Trial in the AWS Management console with just few clicks.

Friday, 15 November 2019

Now AWS Firewall Manager is accessible in more 5 AWS Regions

AWS Firewall Manager is a security management service that lets you to centrally configure and handle firewall rules over your accounts and applications in AWS Organization. As new applications are designed, Firewall Manager makes it simple to present new applications and resources into compliance by applying a basic set of security rules. Now you have one service to create firewall rules, build security policies, and apply them in a steady, hierarchical manner over your complete infrastructure. You can directly roll out AWS WAF rules for your Application Load Balancers, API Gateways, and Amazon CloudFront distributions with the help of AWS Firewall Manager. Likewise, you can design AWS Shield Advanced protections for your Application Load Balancers, ELB Classic Load Balancers, Elastic IP Addresses and CloudFront distributions. Lastly, you can activate security groups for your Amazon EC2 and ENI resource types in Amazon VPCs using AWS Firewall Manager. Besides, AWS Firewall Manager certifies that all security rules are frequently applied, while new accounts or applications are created. Now this AWS Firewall Manager is accessible in Canada (Central), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), South America (Sao Paulo), EU (Paris) and EU (Stockholm). With these new AWS Region expansion, AWS Firewall Manager is now available in total 16 AWS Regions and all Amazon CloudFront edge locations. To get the complete list of AWS regions and services, refer AWS Region Table. And to know detail on AWS Firewall Manager, go through product page or documentation.

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Now Amazon Transcribe’s Speech-to-text feature is available in 8 further languages

Amazon Transcribe is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that based on advanced machine learning technologies which can use to convert audio files into text format and to build applications that incorporate the content of audio files. Amazon Transcribe can be utilized for plenty applications. For example, you can transcribe the audio track from a video recording to generate subtitles for the video. Amazon Transcribe can transcribe audio files saved in common formats, like WAV and MP3, with time stamps for each word so that you can simply find the audio in the original source by looking for the text. Amazon Transcribe is constantly learning and enhancing to boost the progress of language. You can examine audio files stored in Amazon S3 with the help of Amazon Transcribe API. Besides, you can send a live audio stream to Amazon Transcribe and get a stream of transcripts in real time. Now Amazon Transcribe is available in further 8 languages - Irish English, Scottish English, Welsh English, Dutch, Farsi, Indonesian, Portuguese, and Tamil languages. With these new supported languages, Amazon Transcribe is now totally available in Modern Standard Arabic, Chinese Mandarin-Mainland, Dutch, Australian English, British English, Indian English, Irish English, Scottish English, US English, Welsh English, French, Canadian French, Farsi, German, Indian Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, US Spanish, and Tamil languages. To get the further information, refer Amazon Transcribe or Documentation.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Now Amazon EC2’s R5 and T3 instance types assists Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Amazon EC2 R5 instance are the memory optimized instances for the Amazon EC2 that are perfect fit for memory concentrated applications like high performance databases, distributed web scale in-memory caches, mid-size in-memory databases, real time big data analytics, and other enterprise applications. And it helps you in the high memory demands of specific applications to boost performance and lower latency. R5 instances gives added memory per vCPU and the highest size, r5.24xlarge, offers 768 GiB of memory, permitting customers to expand and combine their workloads on couple of instances.

Amazon EC2 T3 instances are developed to execute the burstable general purpose workloads at a much lower cost. T3 instances are perfect fit for small to medium sized database workloads. T3 instances which give a baseline level of CPU performance with the potential to burst CPU utilization at any time until desired. T3 instances gives assistance for the new Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX-512) instruction set, providing up to 2x the FLOPS per core differentiated with the last generation T2 instances.

Now onward you can initiate R5 and T3 instance types when utilizing Amazon RDS for SQL Server. It is simple to use these new instance classes by changing your current DB instance in AWS Management Console. To get more details, go through the Amazon RDS User Guide. And to know pricing and regional availability, visit Amazon RDS pricing page.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Now AWS Client VPN available in more AWS Regions

AWS VPN (Virtual Private Network) allows you form a private and secure tunnel from your network or device to the AWS global network. AWS VPN contains two services – AWS Site-to-Site VPN and AWS Client VPN. AWS Client VPN is an organized, elastic VPN service which automatically increase or decrease the number of accessible Client VPN connections depends on user request. Since it executes in the cloud, you don’t require to install and handle a hardware or software VPN solution and also you don’t require to over-provision for top requirement. AWS Client VPN users can join from anywhere to your AWS or on-premises networks. Besides, AWS Client VPN offers fast and secure connectivity to your workforce and business partners with the help of OpenVPN-enabled devices like Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux. Now AWS Client VPN is accessible in Asia Pacific (Seoul), Canada (Central), EU (Stockholm), North America (Northern California) regions. With this launch, AWS Client VPN is obtainable in a total of 14 regions. To get the full list of AWS Region where AWS Client VPN is available, refer AWS Region Table. AWS Client VPN is a pay-as-you-go service. Users can select certificate-based, Active Directory, or multi factor authentication, and benefit from tighter security controls by specifying access control rules depends on Active Directory groups. To get further information, refer AWS VPN product page, administrator and documentation.

Friday, 25 October 2019

Amazon Connect introduced more APIs to list contact center resources

Amazon Connect is a self-service, cloud-based contact center service which is effortless for any business to provide quality customer service at lower cost. This Amazon Connect service depends on the identical contact center technology applied by Amazon customer service relates globally to power millions of customer conversations. The self-service graphical interface in Amazon Connect guides non-technical users to create contact flows, handle agents, and follow performance metrics and for this no further expertise needed. There is no infrastructure to handle with Amazon Connect. And there is also no any upfront charges or long-term commitments; users are charged by the minute for Amazon Connect utilization and any further related telephony services. Now Amazon Connect offers new APIs which allows you to programmatically list resources like queues, contact numbers, contact flows, and hours of operations in an Amazon Connect instance. For example, you can now utilize the List Queues API to fetch queue IDs at execution time and apply them with the queue metrics API to sort the data returned. Besides, the list APIs allow you to automate reoccurring manual methods. Refer API reference guide to know more about API. No charge is applicable to APIs utilization. To get the complete list APIs where Amazon Connect is available, refer AWS regions.

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Amazon CloudFront Launches its first Edge location in Belgium

Amazon CloudFront is content delivery network (CDN) service which delivers data, videos, applications, and APIs to customers safely across the world with low latency, high transfer speeds, all within a developer-friendly environment. Amazon CloudFront is a web service which boosts up delivery of your static and dynamic web content like .html, .css, .js, and image files, to your users. Amazon CloudFront transfers your content via a global network of data centers called edge locations. Now Amazon CloudFront launches its first Edge Location in Brussels, Belgium. Now audiences in Belgium will discover up to a 28% boost in latency when accessing content through CloudFront with this new Edge location. Now Amazon CloudFront has 197 Points of Presence (186 Edge Locations and 11 Regional Edge Caches) in 74 cities across 34 countries. CloudFront is united with AWS – both physical locations which are straight away linked to the AWS global infrastructure, and also other AWS services. Amazon CloudFront runs smoothly with AWS Services containing AWS Shield for DDoS mitigation, Amazon S3, Elastic Load Balancing or Amazon EC2 as origins for your applications, and Lambda@Edge to execute custom code. Lastly, if you use AWS origins such as Amazon S3, Amazon EC2 or Elastic Load Balancing, you don’t pay for any data transferred between these services and CloudFront. To read further information on Amazon CloudFront’s global infrastructure, refer CloudFront Features.

Amazon GuardDuty helps Exporting Findings to Amazon S3 Bucket

Amazon GuardDuty is a threat detection service which non-stop observes for harmful and uncertified action to secure your AWS accounts and...