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Updated best practice guidance

Best practices were updated with new guidance in the following areas: Prepare and Simulate.

July 13, 2023

Updates for new Framework.

Best practices updated with prescriptive guidance and new best practices added. New best practice area of Application Security (AppSec) added.

April 10, 2023

Whitepaper updated

Best practices updated with new implementation guidance.

December 15, 2022

Whitepaper updated

Best practices expanded and improvement plans added.

October 20, 2022

Minor update

IAM information updated to reflect current best practices.

June 28, 2022

Minor update

Additional AWS PrivateLink information added and corrected broken links.

May 19, 2022

Minor update

Added AWS PrivateLink.

May 6, 2022

Minor update

Removed non-inclusive language.

April 22, 2022

Minor update

Added information about VPC Network Access Analyzer.

February 2, 2022

Minor update

Added Sustainability Pillar to introduction.

December 2, 2021

Minor update

Corrected link to Incident Response Runbook templates.

July 28, 2021

Minor update

Fixed broken link.

May 27, 2021

Minor update

Editorial changes throughout.

May 17, 2021

Major update

Added section on governance, added detail to various sections, added new features and services throughout.

May 7, 2021

Minor update

Updated links.

March 10, 2021

Minor update

Fixed broken link.

July 15, 2020

Updates for new Framework

Updated guidance on account, identity, and permissions management.

July 8, 2020

Updates for new Framework

Updated to expand advice in every area, new best practices, services and features.

April 30, 2020

Whitepaper updated

Updates to reflect new AWS services and features, and updated references.

July 1, 2018

Whitepaper updated

Updated System Security Configuration and Maintenance section to reflect new AWS services and features.

May 1, 2017

Initial publication

Security Pillar - AWS Well-Architected Framework published.

November 1, 2016