Jamf, the popular Apple device management platform for schools and businesses, announced Thursday that it is now working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to add a new layer of protection to make Amazon EC2 Mac instances even more secure.
Amazon EC2 Mac instances from Jamf
For those unfamiliar, Amazon EC2 Mac instances enable individuals and organizations to run macOS workloads in the cloud based on Amazon Web Services. Customers can choose to run instances based on Intel (x86) or M1 (ARM) Mac minis. From now on, the use of these instances is even safer.
According to Jamf, the new teamwork with AWS will “enable a streamlined and powerful workflow for managing and deploying an additional layer of security for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Mac instances at scale.”
With the new enhancements, organizations can provide “trusted access to virtual Macs” just as they do to physical computers. Jamf emphasizes that its Mac virtual machines are now as secure as…