In a recent post, we talked about AWS CloudTrail and saw how CloudTrail can capture histories of every API call made to any resource or service in an AWS account. These event logs can be invaluable for auditing, compliance, and governance. We also saw where CloudTrail logs are saved and how they are structured.
Enterprises are increasingly adopting a cloud-first approach and migrating their workloads, data and applications to the Cloud. Amazon Web Services continues to lead the Public Cloud industry with more than 30% of the market. As digital transformation progresses and the digital space expands, so does the attack surface that exposes the ongoing proliferation of security risks.
Today, we are announcing the general availability of our new module within our Global Intelligence Service with a benchmarking capability on AWS security by baselining the Amazon GuardDuty findings. If you are one of the 100,000 users of Sumo, go to your App catalog and install the Amazon GuardDuty benchmark app with one click and see your threats against the global threats that we gather from hundreds of Sumo [...]
Organizations that deploy SIEM systems know this uphill climb well. Deployment typically takes 18 months, and more than half of these SIEM deployments fail. A major friction point is the big hardware refresh every three to four years, requiring all configurations & customizations be saved. With the refresh, you must update hardware, software, rules, patches, among others, and that usually renders the SIEM unusable. [...]