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Category: AWS CloudTrail

Week in Review – February 13, 2023

AWS announced 32 capabilities since we published the last Week in Review blog post a week ago. I also read a couple of other news and blog posts. Here is my summary. The VPC section of the AWS Management Console now allows you to visualize your VPC resources, such as the relationships between a VPC […]

New – AWS CloudTrail Lake Supports Ingesting Activity Events From Non-AWS Sources

In November 2013, we announced AWS CloudTrail to track user activity and API usage. AWS CloudTrail enables auditing, security monitoring, and operational troubleshooting. CloudTrail records user activity and API calls across AWS services as events. CloudTrail events help you answer the questions of “who did what, where, and when?”. Recently we have improved the ability […]

AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022

AWS re:Inforce returned to Boston last week, kicking off with a keynote from Amazon Chief Security Officer Steve Schmidt and AWS Chief Information Security officer C.J. Moses: Be sure to take some time to watch this video and the other leadership sessions, and to use what you learn to take some proactive steps to improve […]

Announcing CloudTrail Insights: Identify and Respond to Unusual API Activity

Building software in the cloud makes it easy to instrument systems for logging from the very beginning. With tools like AWS CloudTrail, tracking actions taken on AWS accounts and services is straightforward, providing ways to find the event that caused a given change. But not all log entries are useful. When things are running smoothly, […]

CloudTrail Update – Capture and Process Amazon S3 Object-Level API Activity

I would like to show you how several different AWS services can be used together to address a challenge faced by many of our customers. Along the way I will introduce you to a new AWS CloudTrail feature that launches today and show you how you can use it in conjunction with CloudWatch Events. The […]

New CloudWatch Events – Track and Respond to Changes to Your AWS Resources

When you pull the curtain back on an AWS-powered application, you’ll find that a lot is happening behind the scenes. EC2 instances are launched and terminated by Auto Scaling policies in response to changes in system load, Amazon DynamoDB tables, Amazon SNS topics and Amazon SQS queues are created and deleted, and attributes of existing […]