Posted On: Apr 27, 2023

We are excited to announce Amazon CloudWatch Logs data protection is now available in Middle East (UAE), Asia Pacific (Hyderabad), Europe (Spain), Europe (Zurich), and Asia Pacific (Melbourne). Data protection is a feature that leverages pattern matching and machine learning capabilities to detect and protect sensitive log data-in-transit. Amazon CloudWatch Logs enables you to centralize the logs from all of your systems, applications, and AWS services, in a single, highly scalable service. With log data protection in Amazon CloudWatch Logs, you can now detect and protect sensitive log data in-transit such as, Credit Card Numbers or Government ID’s logged by your systems, and applications.

Start discovering and masking sensitive data in Amazon CloudWatch Logs using the AWS Software Development Kit (SDK), AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), AWS CloudFormation templates, or CloudWatch in the AWS Management Console. To learn more about Amazon CloudWatch Logs data protection, you can read the blog post, developer guide, and API reference documentation. Data protection costs $0.12 per GB of data scanned. Check CloudWatch Pricing - Detecting and masking sensitive log data with data protection for an example of pricing.