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AWS re:Inforce 2022: 10 Biggest News And Product Launches

Mark Haranas

AWS launches new security solutions around AWS Wickr, AWS Marketplace, Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub as well as revamped security partner programs. Here’s the 10 you need to know.

Biggest News From AWS re:Inforce 2022

The public cloud global market leader launched a slew of new security products and capabilities along with new partner program investments at AWS re:Inforce.

Hundreds of cybersecurity experts, technologies, customers and channel partners attended AWS’ security re:Inforce event this week in Boston to hear about AWS’ vision and new security launches.

“Every single month, we track quadrillions of events,” said   Amazon Chief Security Officer Stephen Schmidt during his keynote at re:Inforce. “That’s a number that has 15 zeros. So we’re not reliant on the expertise of AWS security alone, we’re relying on the security interests, focus and creativity of millions of customers as well.”

New unveilings at the event include AWS Wickr collaboration, AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights, Amazon Detective, Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub and the reinvention of its popular AWS Security Competency partner program.

[Related: AWS re:Inforce Keynote: 7 Big Security, Ukraine, Ransomware Remarks]

AWS is investing heavily in security to help continue its rapid growth.

The Seattle-based Amazon cloud unit generated $18.4 billion in revenue during its first fiscal quarter, representing a 37 percent increase year over year.

At re:Inforce 2022, AWS’ security vision was on full display with a long list of new security capabilities and enhanced partner programs updates launched during the event.

AWS security executives even discussed how the company is working with Ukraine to help keep its technology and data safe amidst Russian’s invasion.

“On February 24, the date of the invasion, AWS met with Ukrainian government. The discussion focused on bringing our AWS Snowball devices, which is our secure edge computing devices, into Ukraine to help secure, store, and transfer data to the cloud,” said Schmidt.

CRN breaks down the 10 biggest talking points, new security products and partner enhancements launched at AWS re:Inforce this week in Boston.


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Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at

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