Posted On: Aug 9, 2018

Amazon Inspector expanded security assessments to include Debian 8 and Debian 9 for Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures (CVE) and Security Best Practices. To run security assessments, simply install the Amazon Inspector Agent on the desired Amazon EC2 instances, configure your assessment in the Inspector console, and run your assessment.

Amazon Inspector is an on-demand security assessment service that helps AWS customers validate the security configurations of the applications and operating systems deployed in their Amazon EC2 environments. Inspector gives customers the flexibility to check EC2 instances for vulnerabilities and evaluate their instance configurations against security benchmarks any time they need. Inspector offers rules packages that allow customers to choose the type of security assessment they wish to run and provides a detailed evaluation of the findings along with recommendations to improve the security of their instances.

Amazon Inspector is available in US East (Northern Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (Northern California), US West (Oregon), AWS GovCloud (US), EU (Frankfurt), EU (Ireland), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Sydney), and Asia Pacific (Tokyo).

To learn more about Amazon Inspector or to start your free trial, please visit Amazon Inspector.