Documentation and Training

Amazon GuardDuty User Guide
This document describes how to set up and use Amazon GuardDuty.
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Amazon GuardDuty API Reference
This document describes all of the API operations for Amazon GuardDuty and provides sample requests, responses, and errors for the supported web services protocols.
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Amazon GuardDuty Findings Types
This document describes the latest Amazon GuardDuty finding types, details, and formats.
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AWS command line interface documentation
This document describes the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) that enables you to interact with AWS services using commands in your command-line shell.

AWS Service Integrations with Amazon GuardDuty
This document describes how to integrate AWS Security Hub and Amazon Detective with Amazon GuardDuty.

AWS Skill Builder: Getting Started with Amazon GuardDuty
The AWS Skill Builder course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the purpose, benefits, architecture, pricing philosophy, and common use cases of GuardDuty.

Whitepapers

Amazon GuardDuty Security Review: PCI DSS Compliance
This whitepaper from Foregenix documents their assessment of GuardDuty’s effectiveness to address Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for meeting intrusion detection requirements.

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