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CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark App

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The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the cyber-security readiness and response among public and private sector entities. Utilizing its strong industry and government partnerships, CIS combats evolving cyber-security challenges on a global scale and helps organizations adopt key best practices to achieve immediate and effective defenses against cyber attacks.  

The CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark is a set of security configuration best practices for AWS. These industry-accepted best practices go beyond the high-level security guidance already available, providing AWS users with clear, step-by-step implementation and assessment procedures. 

The Sumo Logic for CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark App maps to Section 3 (Monitoring) of the CIS AWS Benchmarks Foundation recommendations. Using the pre-configured alerts and dashboards, customers are able to alert on and gain operational visibility into their AWS security posture.

Log Types

The Sumo Logic App for CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark uses CloudTrail logs. For details on the specifics of which attributes are used, refer to Section 3 (Monitoring) of the CIS AWS Benchmarks Foundation Recommendations.