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New Hub Peering functionality for Stax Networks
Published 17 May 2022
You can now use Stax to manage peering between your Stax Networking Hub and another Stax Networking Hub, or with a standalone AWS Transit Gateway.
New Rule to check that Security Hub is enabled in all regions
Published 3 May 2022
A new Rule has been released to allow organizations to validate that Security Hub is enabled in all Stax-managed AWS accounts in all regions with active resources.
Stax Response To Spring4Shell Java Vulnerability
Published 1 Apr 2022
The Stax team has analysed the components of Stax that are Java based and has determined that there is no evidence of vulnerable functions in use within Stax.
AWS Customer Carbon Footprint Tool Now Accessible
Published 31 Mar 2022
For organizations with reseller-owned management accounts, the customer carbon footprint tool is now accessible.
Compute Optimizer Enabled for Stax-Managed AWS Organizations
Published 28 Feb 2022
Compute Optimizer is now enabled in the management account of Stax-managed AWS Organizations. EC2, EC2 AutoScaling, EBS, and Lambda recommendations are exported to the logging account weekly.
Enforce Single Sign-On by Disabling User Invitations
Published 8 Feb 2022
Once Single Sign-On is configured, administrators can be prevented from inviting more users to Stax directly, instead requiring all users to authenticate via the configured Single Sign-On Identity Provider.
Access to AWS Backup for Stax-Managed Organizations Enabled
Published 1 Feb 2022
If your AWS Organization is managed by Stax with a reseller-owned management account, you can now configure AWS Backup in your AWS accounts
Monitor Public Resources with the Public Exposure Rule Bundle
Published 16 Dec 2021
The Public Exposure Rule Bundle makes it easy to monitor your environment for common misconfigurations that can cause resources and information to be inadvertently exposed to the general public or malicious actors.
Permission Sets Are Now Automatically Deployed to New Accounts
Published 24 Nov 2021
Permission Sets is now tightly integrated with Stax Account creation and update processes.
New Changelog Widget and Updated Starred Accounts Widget
Published 24 Nov 2021
Stax has released a new widget on the Activity page and updated the existing Starred Accounts widget
Amazon EBS Encryption by default
Published 22 Nov 2021
Stax management accounts have enabled Amazon EBS Encryption by default
Additional Stax Networks EBS Interface VPC Endpoint
Published 18 Nov 2021
Stax Networks now supports the EBS Interface VPC Endpoint.
Search Resources on Rule Results Page
Published 15 Nov 2021
Stax now supports searching of resources within a Rule's results page. This allows for easier location of failing or succeeding resources by any displayed attribute.
AWS Config Organizational Aggregator
Published 12 Nov 2021
Stax has configured a new Config Aggregator for your AWS Organization.
Stax Workloads Update
Published 12 Nov 2021
Stax has applied updates to Stax Workloads to improve performance and reliability.
AWS Firewall Manager Notification Channel
Published 9 Nov 2021
Stax has configured an SNS topic as FMS notification channel in each supported region
Add Reason When Disabling Rules in Stax
Published 26 Oct 2021
Add a reason when disabling Rules in Stax to allow for future evaluation of a Rule's state.
Daily Compliance Notifications
Published 5 Oct 2021
Keep abreast of your AWS accounts' compliance by subscribing to daily compliance notifications.
CIS Benchmark version 1.4.0 is Now Available in the Compliance Module
Published 21 Sep 2021
The Compliance Module in Stax now supports the Center for Internet Security's Amazon Web Services Foundations Benchmark version 1.4.0.
Attach Policies to Account Types via the Policies page
Published 20 Sep 2021
Policy attachments are made easier with the ability to attach Policies to Account Types via the Policies page, as well as improved visibility of your attachments.
Permission Sets Filtering
Published 13 Sep 2021
Permission Sets and Permission Set Assignments can now be filtered and sorted in the Stax Console
Stax Workloads API Pagination Updates
Published 31 Aug 2021
Stax has applied updates to the Stax Workloads API for pagination. The Fetch Catalog Items endpoint now supports pagination, while fixes have been applied to the Fetch Workloads API endpoint.
Account Alias management, Filtering by AWS account ID and Improved Pagination in Accounts API
Published 19 Aug 2021
The Accounts API endpoints now allow for creating and updating account aliases, as well as filting by AWS account ID. Improvements have also been made to pagination within these API endpoints.
AWS Firewall Manager Delegated Administrator
Published 18 Aug 2021
Stax security account has been delegated as AWS Firewall Manager administrator for your organization.
Improvements to Stax Cost & Compliance
Published 2 Aug 2021
Stax has released improvements to Cost & Compliance Rules and Views functionality
Set Default Notifications for New Stax Cost & Compliance Users
Published 6 Jul 2021
Stax Cost & Compliance now allows you to set default notification settings when inviting new users.
Permission Sets Released
Published 1 Jul 2021
Stax has released Permission Sets to allow tailored access to Stax-managed AWS accounts for users.
Account Tags Available in Cost and Compliance Data
Published 17 Jun 2021
Tags assigned to AWS accounts in Stax or directly in AWS now propagated to Cost and Compliance data
Stax Tags on AWS Accounts
Published 15 Jun 2021
Tags assigned to Stax-managed AWS accounts in Stax will now be propagated to the underlying AWS accounts.
Advanced Routing Released
Published 31 May 2021
Stax has released advanced routing concepts for Stax Networks to allow better traffic handling in Stax-managed Networking Hubs and VPCs.