Amazon Macie

Discover and protect your sensitive data at scale

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How it works

Amazon Macie is a data security service that uses machine learning (ML) and pattern matching to discover and help protect your sensitive data.

Diagram showing how Macie automates the discovery of sensitive data to provide you with a better understanding of the data that your organization stores within Amazon S3.
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Why Macie?
Amazon Macie discovers sensitive data using machine learning and pattern matching, provides visibility into data security risks, and enables automated protection against those risks.

Use cases

Strengthen your data security posture

Discover sensitive data across your S3 environment to increase visibility and automated remediation of data security risks.

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Discover sensitive data for compliance

Schedule data analysis to certify that sensitive data is discovered and protected.

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Protect sensitive data during migration

During data ingestion, determine if sensitive data has been appropriately protected.

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Increase visibility for business-critical data

Automatically and continually monitor all your sensitive data stored in S3 buckets.

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How to get started

Find out how Macie works

Learn how to discover and protect your sensitive data. 

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Using machine learning and pattern matching, Macie provides visibility into data security risks and enables automated protection.

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Begin your trial for 30-days of automated sensitive data discovery in S3.

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