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Security Automation with Ansible 2 by Akash Mahajan, Madhu Akula

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AWS benchmarks (cloud provider level)

AWS CIS Benchmarks provides prescriptive guidance to configure security options for a subset of AWS with an emphasis on foundational, testable, and architecture agnostic settings. It is intended for system and application administrators, security specialists, auditors, help desk, platform deployment, and/or DevOps personnel who plan to develop, deploy, assess, or secure solutions in AWS.

Here are the high-level domains, which are part of AWS CIS Benchmarks:

  • Identity and access management
  • Logging
  • Monitoring
  • Networking
  • Extra 

Currently, there is a tool named prowler (https://github.com/Alfresco/prowler) based on AWS-CLI commands for AWS account security assessment and hardening.

This tools follows the ...

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