security

New – Multi-Factor Authentication with WebAuthn for AWS SSO

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…
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New – Using Amazon GuardDuty to Protect Your S3 Buckets

As we anticipated in this post, the anomaly and threat detection for Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) activities that was previously available in Amazon Macie has now been enhanced and reduced in cost by over 80% as part of Amazon GuardDuty. This expands…
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AML: Past, Present and Future – Part III

This is the third installment in a 3 part series. The first installment provides a short background on anti-money laundering. The second installment examines common AML problems faced by financial institutions today. In this installment, we introduce an approach that…
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Cross-Functional Trade Surveillance

The Keystone to a Holistic Trade Surveillance Strategy Criminals don’t refer to a playbook of best practices to execute a crime. They are creative in their thinking and collaborative in their efforts (including with parties who may not know they…
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The three certainties in life: death, taxes and GDPR

As the GDPR clock ticks down to implementation, it is clear that this will not be a non-event like the Millennium Bug – it will happen and there will be dire consequences, potentially company-closures, in the event of non-compliance. The…
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Building a Self-Managed Shared Data Experience

Cloud promises many advantages as an environment for machine learning and analytics. Cloud makes it fast and easy to spin up resources for new applications. Cloud offers elasticity of those resources to efficiently support transient analytics workloads and data pipelines….
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