AWS - CIS Amazon Web Services Foundations Benchmark Compliance

AWS - CIS Amazon Web Services Foundations Benchmark Compliance

Initial AWS account Center for Internet Security (CIS) Amazon Web Services Foundations Benchmark 1.0 compliance details can be found in Public-CIS_Amazon_Web_Services_Foundations_Benchmark_v1.0.0.docx.

About the Center for Internet Security

"The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the cybersecurity readiness and response among public and private sector entities. Utilizing its strong industry and government partnerships, CIS combats evolving cybersecurity challenges on a global scale and helps organizations adopt key best practices to achieve immediate and effective defenses against cyber attacks. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), CIS Security Benchmarks, and CIS Critical Security Controls."

About the CIS Amazon Web Services Foundations Benchmark

"[The CIS Amazon Web Services Foundations Benchmark] provides prescriptive guidance for configuring security options for a subset of Amazon Web Services with an emphasis on foundational, testable, and architecture agnostic settings. Specific Amazon Web Services in scope for this [benchmark] include:
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • AWS Config
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • AWS CloudWatch
  • AWS Simple Notification Service (SNS)
  • AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • AWS VPC (Default)"
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Keywordsaws cis center for internet security framework baseline foundations   Doc ID65538
OwnerSteve T.GroupPublic Cloud
Created2016-07-27 17:06:03Updated2022-06-23 16:51:11
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