AWS Announces Major Enhancements To Amazon Macie
AWS News, May 13th, 2020
May 13, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 2
Fully managed data security and privacy service gets a slew of new features, greater global availability, and an 80%+ price decrease
Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), announced a series of major enhancements to Amazon Macie, delivering important new features, greater availability worldwide, and substantially reduced pricing. The new features include updated machine learning models for more accurate detection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), support for customer-defined data types, and native multi-account management with AWS Organizations. As of today, Amazon Macie expands to 17 AWS Regions worldwide, with more regions coming online over the next few months. And, new Amazon Macie service optimizations enable customers to discover and protect their sensitive data in AWS at an 80% or greater discount compared to previous pricing. There are no additional charges or upfront commitments required to use Amazon Macie, and customers pay only for the data processed and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) buckets evaluated.
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