Posted On: Mar 24, 2023
Amazon MQ now supports the Amazon Key Management Service to create and manage keys for at-rest encryption of customer data for RabbitMQ brokers. Amazon MQ handles the encryption and decryption seamlessly, so you don’t have to change your applications to access your data. When you create a broker, you can now select the KMS key used to encrypt your data from the following three options: a KMS key in the Amazon MQ service account, a KMS key in your account that Amazon MQ creates and manages, or a KMS key in your account that you create and manage. In addition to encryption at rest, all data transferred between Amazon MQ and client applications is securely transmitted using TLS/SSL.
Amazon MQ is a managed message broker service for Apache ActiveMQ and RabbitMQ that makes it easier to set up and operate message brokers in the cloud. Message brokers allow different software systems–often using different programming languages, and on different platforms–to communicate and exchange information. With Amazon MQ, you can use industry standard APIs and protocols for messaging, including JMS, NMS, AMQP, STOMP, MQTT, and WebSocket. You can move from any message broker that uses these standards to Amazon MQ because you don’t have to rewrite any messaging code in your applications.
This feature is available in all regions where Amazon MQ is available, including Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet and Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. To learn more, see Amazon MQ Encryption in the Amazon MQ Developer Guide.