turbot/aws_compliance

Benchmark: CIS v1.4.0

To obtain the latest version of the official guide, please visit http://benchmarks.cisecurity.org.

Overview

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 include:

  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • IAM Access Analyzer
  • AWS Config
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • AWS CloudWatch
  • AWS Simple Notification Service (SNS)
  • AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • AWS VPC (Default)

Profiles

Level 1

Items in this profile intend to:

  • be practical and prudent;
  • provide security focused best practice hardening of a technology; and
  • limit impact to the utility of the technology beyond acceptable means.

Level 2 (extends Level 1)

This profile extends the "Level 1" profile. Items in this profile exhibit one or more of the following characteristics:

  • are intended for environments or use cases where security is more critical than manageability and usability
  • acts as defense in depth measure
  • may impact the utility or performance of the technology
  • may include additional licensing, cost, or addition of third party software.

Usage

steampipe check aws_compliance.benchmark.cis_v140

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