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Introducing Security Hub


  • Introducing Security Hub component


Amazon Security Hub enables users to centrally manage and monitor the security and compliance of their AWS accounts and resources. It aggregates, organizes, and prioritizes security findings from various AWS services, third-party tools, and integrated partner solutions.

Here are the key features and capabilities of Amazon Security Hub:

  • Centralized security management: Security Hub provides a centralized dashboard where users can view and manage security findings from multiple AWS accounts and regions. This allows for a unified view of the security posture across the entire AWS environment.

  • Automated security checks: Security Hub automatically performs continuous security checks on AWS resources, configurations, and security best practices. It leverages industry standards and compliance frameworks, such as AWS CIS Foundations Benchmark, to identify potential security issues.

  • Integrated partner solutions: Security Hub integrates with a wide range of AWS native services, as well as third-party security products and solutions. This integration enables the ingestion and analysis of security findings from diverse sources, offering a comprehensive security view.

  • Security standards and compliance: Security Hub provides compliance checks against industry standards and regulatory frameworks, such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, and GDPR. It identifies non-compliant resources and provides guidance on remediation actions to ensure adherence to security best practices.

  • Prioritized security findings: Security Hub analyzes and prioritizes security findings based on severity, enabling users to focus on the most critical issues. It assigns severity levels and generates a consolidated view of security alerts, allowing for efficient threat response and remediation.

  • Custom insights and event aggregation: Security Hub supports custom insights, allowing users to create their own rules and filters to focus on specific security criteria or requirements. It also provides event aggregation and correlation capabilities to identify related security findings and potential attack patterns.

  • Integration with other AWS services: Security Hub seamlessly integrates with other AWS services, such as AWS CloudTrail, Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Config, and AWS IAM Access Analyzer. This integration allows for enhanced visibility, automated remediation, and streamlined security operations.

  • Alert notifications and automation: Security Hub supports alert notifications through Amazon SNS, enabling users to receive real-time notifications of security findings. It also facilitates automation and response through integration with AWS Lambda, allowing for automated remediation actions.

By utilizing Amazon Security Hub, organizations can improve their security posture, gain insights into security risks, and effectively manage security compliance across their AWS accounts and resources.



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