Gartner Research

Assessing Cloud Security Monitoring and Compliance Capabilities in Amazon Web Services

Published: 13 February 2017

ID: G00313203

Analyst(s): Mike Morrato

Summary

Enterprises are struggling to expand security operations within cloud environments. This helps technical professionals evaluate what services are available for security operations tasks at AWS and what third-party providers are offering to simplify and operationalize these processes.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • AWS Security Services Summary
    • AWS Config
    • Amazon Inspector
    • VPC Flow Logs Accounting
    • AWS CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks
    • AWS IAM and AWS KMS
    • AWS CloudTrail
    • Amazon CloudWatch
  • Compliance and Assurance Programs
  • AWS Security Operations Strengths
  • AWS Security Operations Weaknesses

Guidance

  • Third-Party Supporting Vendors
    • Alert Logic
    • Cavirin
    • CloudCheckr
    • Dome9
    • Evident.io
    • Observable Networks
    • Saviynt
    • SecureWorks
    • Sumo Logic
    • Threat Stack

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