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Feds Identify Cloud as 1 of Top 5 Threats to Electronic Health Data

With health care organizations increasingly falling victim to cyberattacks, a U.S. government agency has named cloud-borne security threats as one of the industry's biggest minefields.

AWS GuardDuty Now Detects EC2 Instance Credential Exfiltration

AWS added a new capability to Amazon GuardDuty this week that allows the threat detection service to spot EC2 instance credentials being used by other AWS accounts.

Meta Taps AWS for AI and Third-Party Collaborations

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, plans to expand its use of Amazon Web Services to provide privacy, reliability and scale in the cloud, the two companies announced this week.

AWS, VMware Expert Asystec Acquired by Microsoft Partner Ergo

Cloud service providers Ergo and Asystec, both based in Ireland, are combining their expertise in a deal valued at €25 million ($28.6 million).

AWS Coming to More Smart Cars with Stellantis Deal

Automaker Stellantis has tapped AWS to be its primary partner for developing its smart-car platform and for bringing more intuitive technologies to its vehicles.

Amazon the Fastest-Growing Vendor in Enterprise IT Sales in 2021

When it comes to sales to enterprises and service providers, cloud giant Amazon was the fastest-growing vendor in 2021, based on recent figures from Synergy Research.

Tech Pundits Kick AWS After It Goes Down

The reaction to this week's big Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage that took down multiple high-profile Web sites has been predictably scathing.

Amazon and Gilead Partner in the Cloud for Medical Research

Amazon Web Services this week announced a partnership in the cloud with Gilead Sciences Inc., a biopharmaceutical company.

New AWS Program Urges Graviton Adoption Among Customers and Partners

Amazon Web Services has introduced a new incentive for partners to build solutions around its powerful Graviton and Graviton2 processors.

AWS Unveils Graviton3 Chips To Power New Heavy-Duty Instance

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new instance type for compute-intensive workloads that will run on the next generation of its popular Graviton processor.

AWS Helps Devs Make Different Robot Types Work Together

Amazon Web Services announced a new product on Monday that aims to make it easier for robotics developers to manage different robot types as a single, unified fleet.

AWS Brings Secrets Detection Capability to CodeGuru Reviewer

Amazon Web Services is giving developers the ability to scan their code for embedded "secrets," or highly sensitive data, such as passwords, user names and access tokens.

AWS Opens a 'Skills Center' in Seattle, Expands Cloud Education Efforts

With cloud computing skills in high demand, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is accelerating its efforts to bring free cloud education resources to people around the world.

'Cloud Nationalism' Is Coming, Says Researcher

Analyst firm Forrester Research is predicting an "era of cloud nationalism will emerge" in 2022.

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AWS Opens Doors to Quantum Computing Facility on Caltech

A brand-new research center dedicated to quantum computing has opened on the Caltech campus, the culmination of a two-year project between the university and AWS.

Bad Identity Management Can Lead to AWS S3 Security Breaches

A single compromised identity can lead to serious security vulnerabilities in Amazon Web Services S3 environments, according to new research by Ermetic.

Semiconductor Maker NXP Taps AWS To Speed Up Chip Design

To improve efficiency, Netherlands-based chip maker NXP is partnering with Amazon Web Services in an effort to offload most of its design and testing workloads onto the cloud.

Overall Cloud Revenues Jumped 25 Percent in First Half of 2021

Cloud vendors collectively raked in $235 billion in revenues over the first six months of the year, with the biggest gains coming from cloud infrastructure services -- the domain AWS, Microsoft and Google.

VMware Cloud on AWS Improvements Announced at VMworld

VMware kicked off its two-day virtual VMworld 2021 conference on Tuesday, announcing several updates to VMware's long-running strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services.

Clumio Debuts Air-Gapped Backup and Recovery Solution for Amazon S3

Data protection company Clumio this week unveiled a new backup-as-a-service tool for Amazon S3 customers.