In this video, review best practices for using automated security configuration checks. Explore the different levels of checks that are available using Trusted Advisor.
- One service you should certainly consider using … that's included in the price for working at AWS … is the Trusted Advisor. … The Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS account … and will make recommendations about the current … security settings, performance settings and … your service limits. … A service limit is based on the number of … resources that you've ordered at AWS and each … resource that you order at AWS will have a limiting number. … IE how many networks, how many load balancers you can order. … This is a typical soft limit but once you hit that … limit that's all you can order … until you request more resources. … Trusted Advisor checks are free and paid. … One of the paid checks is … checking on your cost optimization. … What resources do you have running that are … just unused or underutilized? … Trusted Advisor will let you know and you can … consider removing them, saving you money. … Security settings are free. … One of the important security checks is checking on … your security groups, your firewalls, and identifying …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Infrastructure Security
2. Data Protection
3. Detective Controls
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