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Assessing Cloud Security Monitoring and Compliance Capabilities in Amazon Web Services

Published: 13 February 2017

ID: G00313203

Analyst(s): Mike Morrato


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


  • 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


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

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