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

https://www.cisecurity.org/about/

"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

https://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/

"[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)"
To obtain the latest version of this [benchmark], please visit https://benchmarks.cisecurity.org."


See Also:

Commonly Referenced Docs:

UW Madison Public Cloud Team Events
Online Learning Classes for Cloud Vendors
What Data Elements are allowed in the Public Cloud