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Category: Amazon CloudWatch

Monitoring Your Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall with a Syslog Sidecar

By hosting a Palo Alto Networks VM-Series firewall in an Amazon VPC, you can use AWS native cloud services—such as Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, and AWS Lambda—to monitor your firewall for changes in configuration. This post explains why that’s desirable and walks you through the steps required to do it. You now have a way to monitor your Palo Alto Networks firewall that is very similar to how you monitor your AWS environment with AWS Config.

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How to Monitor Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics from Dynatrace

Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics monitors RESTful APIs, URLs, and website content endpoints via synthetic traffic. Dynatrace also offers powerful, integrated synthetic capabilities, but if you use both CloudWatch and Dynatrace you have to switch between their consoles to check status. Now, you can integrate CloudWatch Synthetics into Dynatrace and check for unexpected behavior across both platforms from a single dashboard in your Dynatrace account.

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How to Send CloudHSM Audit Logs to Splunk and Monitor Critical Events on the HSM

AWS CloudHSM is a cloud-based hardware security module (HSM) that enables you to easily generate, store, import, export, and manage your cryptographic keys. This post walks through using AWS services to create a pipeline that sends HSM audit logs into Splunk. You’ll also learn how to interpret the audit events and gain specific data insights that enable you to flag critical events taking place on the CloudHSM appliance.

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Identifying and Resolving Application Performance in Hybrid Environments with NETSCOUT

By using NETSCOUT’s Application Management Solution available in AWS Marketplace, Forte Data Solutions was able to quickly resolve latency issues of web-based statistical applications. NETSCOUT helped the customer gain visibility into load, latency, errors, and dependencies of their application, quickly identify the root cause of latency issues, fix them, and thus eliminate hundreds of redundant daily CloudWatch Alarms.

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How to Monitor and Analyze AWS Managed Microsoft AD Security Logs Using Amazon CloudWatch and Splunk

AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD) makes it possible for you to monitor and analyze security events of your directory in near real-time. In this post, we show you an example of how to detect and respond to unauthorized or unusual activity. We’ll also explore how to monitor and create near-real-time alerts for account lockouts in your AWS Managed Microsoft AD using Amazon CloudWatch Logs and Splunk.

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AWS Cloud Automation

Partner Solutions Achitect Roundup – October

AWS Partner Solutions Architects highlight offerings from APN Technology Partners. Cesanta provides streamlined tools that simplify the onboarding process and unblocks developers. GorillaStack enables customers to apply simple rules to managing cloud resources across all AWS accounts and regions. GuardiCore offers the Centra Security Platform to help bridge the gaps of customers’ security configuration in the AWS cloud.

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