AWS Security, Identity and Compliance

AWS Security, Identity and Compliance

Cloud Maestro
·Apr 22, 2021·

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AWS Identity & Access Management (IAM)

IAM enable you to centrally manage users, security credentials such as access keys, and permissions that control which AWS resources users and applications can access.

AWS Artifact

AWS Artifact is a web service that enables you to download AWS security and compliance documents such as ISO certifications and SOC reports.

AWS Audit Manager

AWS Audit Manager helps you continuously audit your AWS usage to simplify how you manage risk and compliance with regulations and industry standards.

Amazon Cognito

Amazon Cognito handles user authentication and authorization for your web and mobile apps.

Amazon Detective

Amazon Detective makes it easy to analyze, investigate, and quickly identify the root cause of security findings or suspicious activities.

AWS Directory Service

AWS Directory Service provides multiple ways to set up and run Microsoft Active Directory with other AWS services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS for SQL Server, Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, and AWS Single-Sign On.

AWS Firewall Manager

AWS Firewall Manager simplifies your AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) administration and maintenance tasks across multiple accounts and resources.

Amazon Cloud Directory

Amazon Cloud Directory is a cloud-native directory that can store hundreds of millions of application-specific objects with multiple relationships and schemas which can be used when you need a cloud-scale directory to share and control access to hierarchical data between your applications.

Amazon GuardDuty

Amazon GuardDuty is a continuous security monitoring service.

Amazon Inspector

Amazon Inspector is a security vulnerability assessment service that helps improve the security and compliance of your AWS resources.

Amazon Macie

Amazon Macie is a fully managed data security and data privacy service that uses machine learning and pattern matching to discover, classify, and help you protect your sensitive data in Amazon S3.

AWS Network Firewall

AWS Network Firewall is a stateful, managed, network firewall and intrusion detection and prevention service for your virtual private cloud (VPC).

AWS Resource Access Manager (AWS RAM)

AWS Resource Access Manager (AWS RAM) enables you to share your resources with any AWS account or organization in AWS Organizations.

AWS Resource Groups

AWS Resource Groups lets you organize AWS resources into groups, tag resources using virtually any criteria, and manage, monitor, and automate tasks on grouped resources.

AWS Secrets Manager

AWS Secrets Manager helps you to securely encrypt, store, and retrieve credentials for your databases and other services.

AWS Security Hub

AWS Security Hub provides you with a comprehensive view of the security state of your AWS resources.

AWS Shield

  • AWS Shield Standard is automatically included at no extra cost beyond what you already pay for AWS WAF and your other AWS services.
  • AWS Shield Advanced provides expanded DDoS attack protection for your Amazon EC2 instances, Elastic Load Balancing load balancers, Amazon CloudFront distributions, and Amazon Route 53 hosted zones.

AWS Single Sign-On

AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) is a cloud-based service that simplifies managing SSO access to AWS accounts and business applications.


AWS WAF is a web application firewall that lets you monitor web requests that are forwarded to Amazon CloudFront distributions or an Application Load Balancer.


This is an introduction to Security, Identity, & Compliance Services.

Reference : AWS Docs

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