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The AWS Free Tier lets users explore more than 100 products to start building on AWS, including offers that are always free, 12 months free, and shorter-term free trials.

Product Benefits

As an AWS customer, you will benefit from AWS data centers and a network architected to protect your information, identities, applications, and devices. With AWS, you can improve your ability to meet core security and compliance requirements, such as data locality, privacy, and confidentiality with our comprehensive services and features. 

Identity & Access Management
Securely manage access to workloads and applications
Detection
Continuously monitor network activity and account behavior
Infrastructure Protection
Filter traffic to prevent unauthorized resource access
Data Protection
Protect data, accounts, and workloads from unauthorized access
Incident Response
Investigate potential security issues and automate remediation responses
Compliance
Provide a comprehensive view of your compliance status
Free Product Offers

 Build cloud security solutions using these product offers from the AWS Free Tier.

Identity & Access Management

PRODUCT  DESCRIPTION  FREE TIER OFFER DETAILS  PRODUCT PRICING 

Amazon Cognito

Identity management for customer-facing applications

Amazon Cognito lets you add user sign-up, sign-in, and access control to your web and mobile apps quickly and easily.

ALWAYS FREE

The Your User Pool feature has a free tier of 50,000 MAUs each month**

10 GB of cloud sync storage. Expires 12 months after sign-up.

1,000,000 sync operations per month. Expires 12 months after sign-up.

Amazon Cognito Pricing

AWS Single Sign-On

Access management for multiple AWS accounts or applications

AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) is where you create, or connect, your workforce identities in AWS once and manage access centrally across your AWS organization.

ALWAYS FREE

Unlimited
 

Available to all AWS customers at no additional charge

AWS Organizations

Central governance 

AWS Organizations helps you centrally manage and govern your environment as you grow and scale your AWS resources. 

ALWAYS FREE

Unlimited

Available to all AWS customers at no additional charge

Detection

PRODUCT  DESCRIPTION  FREE TIER OFFER DETAILS  PRODUCT PRICING 

AWS Security Hub

Automate security checks and security alerts

AWS Security Hub is a cloud security posture management service that performs security best practice checks, aggregates alerts, and enables automated remediation.

30-DAY FREE TRIAL

AWS Security Hub Pricing

Amazon GuardDuty

Intelligent threat detection

Amazon GuardDuty is a threat detection service that continuously monitors for malicious activity and unauthorized behavior to protect your AWS accounts, workloads, and data stored in Amazon S3. 

30-DAY FREE TRIAL

Amazon GuardDuty Pricing

Amazon Inspector

Automate vulnerability management

Amazon Inspector is a vulnerability management service that continually scans AWS workloads for software vulnerabilities and unintended network exposure.
15-DAY FREE TRIAL

Accounts that have never run an Amazon Inspector assessment are eligible for 250 agent-assessments with host rules packages and 250 instance-assessments with the network reachability rules package at no cost during your first 90 days.

Amazon Inspector Pricing

Infrastructure Protection

PRODUCT  DESCRIPTION  FREE TIER OFFER DETAILS  PRODUCT PRICING 
AWS WAF

Web application firewall 
AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications or APIs against common web exploits and bots that may affect availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.  ALWAYS FREE

10 Million
bot control requests per month 
AWS WAF pricing 
AWS Shield

Managed DDoS protection service
AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS.
ALWAYS FREE for AWS Shield Standard

AWS Shield Standard provides protection from common network and transport layer DDoS attacks at no additional charge.
AWS Shield pricing

 

Data Protection

PRODUCT  DESCRIPTION  FREE TIER OFFER DETAILS  PRODUCT PRICING 

Amazon Macie

Data discovery and protection for Amazon S3

Amazon Macie is a fully managed data security and data privacy service that uses machine learning and pattern matching to discover and protect your sensitive data in AWS. 

30-DAY FREE TRIAL

S3 bucket inventory and bucket-level evaluation come at no-cost for the first 30 days.

 

ALWAYS FREE

The first 1 GB of data processed for sensitive data discovery every month is free after trial period. 

Amazon Macie pricing

AWS Certificate Manager Private CA

Private certificate authority

ACM Private CA provides you a highly-available private CA service without the upfront investment and ongoing maintenance costs of operating your own private CA.

30-Day Free Trial

Any new account to ACM Private CA can try the service for 30 days with no charge for operation of the first private CA created in the account and region.

AWS Certificate Manager pricing

AWS Key Management Service (KMS)

Encryption key management

AWS KMS makes it easy for you to create and manage cryptographic keys and control their use across a wide range of AWS services and in your applications. 

20,000 free requests per month 

AWS KMS Pricing

AWS Secrets Manager

Secrets management

AWS Secrets Manager helps you protect secrets needed to access your applications, services, and IT resources. The service enables you to easily rotate, manage, and retrieve database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycle. 

30-DAY FREE TRIAL

The free trial enables you to rotate, manage, and retrieve secrets over the 30-day period.

Your free trial starts when you store your first secret.  

AWS Secrets Manager pricing

 

Incident Response

PRODUCT  DESCRIPTION  FREE TIER OFFER DETAILS  PRODUCT PRICING 

Amazon Detective

Security investigation

Amazon Detective makes it easy to analyze, investigate, and quickly identify the root cause of potential security issues or suspicious activities. 

30-DAY FREE TRIAL

Amazon Detective Pricing

 

Compliance

PRODUCT  DESCRIPTION  FREE TIER OFFER DETAILS  PRODUCT PRICING 

AWS Audit Manager

Audit your AWS usage

AWS Audit Manager helps you continuously audit your AWS usage to simplify how you assess risk and compliance with regulations and industry standards. 

2-MONTH FREE TRIAL

35,000 resource assessments per month for two months

The free tier will expire in two months (60 days) after the first subscription to Audit Manager.

AWS Audit Manager Pricing

AWS CloudTrail

Track user activity and API usage

AWS CloudTrail is a service that enables governance, compliance, operational auditing, and risk auditing of your AWS account. 

1 trail that delivers a single copy of management events in each region. Amazon S3 charges apply.

Free - View, filter, and download the most recent 90 days of your account activity for all management events in supported AWS services.

Free - Set up a trail that delivers a single copy of management events.

Additional rates will apply for any data event and for additional copies of management events beyond the first copy in each region. See product information for more detail

AWS CloudTrail pricing

 

Learn more about Cloud Security with AWS

Browse through our collection of videos and tutorials to deepen your knowledge and experience with AWS Learn more about AWS Cloud Security

  • Videos
  • Introducing Amazon Detective: Security Investigation (1:34)
    Introducing Amazon Macie: Data Security and Data Privacy Management (1:53)
    Introducing AWS Security Hub: Security and Compliance Center (2:34)
    Introducing Amazon GuardDuty: Threat Detection (2:26)
  • Tutorials
  • Tutorials

    Start with these free and simple tutorials to explore AWS Cloud Security

    Getting Started with AWS Security, Identity, and Compliance

    This course provides an overview of AWS security technology, use cases, benefits, and services. The course introduces various services in the AWS Security, Identity, and Compliance service category. By the end of this course, you will gain an understanding about the importance of security in the cloud and be able to identify AWS services that you can use to secure your data.

    Learn more »

    Getting Started with Amazon Cognito

    In this tutorial, you can quickly create your own directory to sign up and sign in users, and to store user profiles using Amazon Cognito User Pools. User Pools provide a user interface you can customize to match your app. User Pools also enable easy integration with social identity providers such as Facebook, Google, and Amazon, and enterprise identity providers such as Microsoft Active Directory through SAML.

    Learn more »

    Getting Started with AWS Web Application Firewall

    In this tutorial, you will go through the individual steps of configuring AWS WAF using AWS CloudFormation and include Lambda scripts to help get started protecting your web applications.

    Learn more »

    Getting started with Amazon Inspector

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to set up Amazon Inspector and get started by creating and running your first assessment.

    Learn more »

    Getting started with Amazon Macie

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure a repository for sensitive data discovery results and create a job to discover sensitive data.

    Learn more »

    Getting Started with AWS Key Management Service

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create your first key and define a policy to control how it can be used in minutes.

    Learn more »

    Getting started with AWS Audit Manager

    This tutorial provides an introduction to AWS Audit Manager. In this tutorial, you create an assessment using a standard framework and start automating evidence collection.

    Learn more »

Free AWS Cloud Security Trials

Determine your security posture and raise your security bar with free offers

Explore our product benefits

Securely manage access to workloads and applications

Continuously monitor network activity and account behavior

Filter traffic to prevent unauthorized resource access 

Protect data, accounts, and workloads from unauthorized access

Investigate potential security issues and automate remediation responses

Provide a comprehensive view of your compliance status

Free Product Offers

Build cloud security solutions using these product offers from the AWS Free Tier.

Identity & Access Management
Amazon Cognito
Amazon Cognito lets you add user sign-up, sign-in, and access control to your web and mobile apps quickly and easily.
ALWAYS FREE

The Your User Pool feature has a free tier of 50,000 MAUs each month**

10 GB of cloud sync storage. Expires 12 months after sign-up.

1,000,000 sync operations per month. Expires 12 months after sign-up.

Amazon Cognito Pricing »
AWS Single Sign-On
AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) is where you create, or connect, your workforce identities in AWS once and manage access centrally across your AWS organization.
ALWAYS FREE

Unlimited

Available to all AWS customers at no additional charge
AWS Organizations
AWS Organizations helps you centrally manage and govern your environment as you grow and scale your AWS resources.
ALWAYS FREE

Unlimited

Available to all AWS customers at no additional charge
Detection
Amazon GuardDuty
Amazon GuardDuty is a threat detection service that continuously monitors for malicious activity and unauthorized behavior to protect your AWS accounts, workloads, and data stored in Amazon S3.
30-DAY FREE TRIAL
Amazon GuardDuty Pricing »
Amazon Inspector
Amazon Inspector is a vulnerability management service that continually scans AWS workloads for software vulnerabilities and unintended network exposure.
15-DAY FREE TRIAL

Accounts that have never run an Amazon Inspector assessment are eligible for 250 agent-assessments with host rules packages and 250 instance-assessments with the network reachability rules package at no cost during your first 90 days.

Amazon Inspector Pricing »
AWS Security Hub
AWS Security Hub is a cloud security posture management service that performs security best practice checks, aggregates alerts, and enables automated remediation.
30-DAY FREE TRIAL
AWS Security Hub Pricing »
Infrastructure Protection
AWS WAF
AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications or APIs against common web exploits and bots that may affect availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.
ALWAYS FREE

10 Million bot control requests per month

AWS WAF pricing »
AWS Shield
AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS.
ALWAYS FREE

ALWAYS FREE for AWS Shield Standard

AWS Shield Standard provides protection from common network and transport layer DDoS attacks at no additional charge.

AWS Shield Pricing »
Data Protection
Amazon Macie
Amazon Macie is a fully managed data security and data privacy service that uses machine learning and pattern matching to discover and protect your sensitive data in AWS.
30-DAY FREE TRIAL

S3 bucket inventory and bucket-level evaluation come at no-cost for the first 30 days.

ALWAYS FREE

The first 1 GB of data processed for sensitive data discovery every month is free after trial period.

Amazon Macie Pricing »
AWS Certificate Manager Private CA
ACM Private CA provides you a highly-available private CA service without the upfront investment and ongoing maintenance costs of operating your own private CA.
30-DAY FREE TRIAL

Any new account to ACM Private CA can try the service for 30 days with no charge for operation of the first private CA created in the account and region.

AWS Certificate Manager Pricing »
AWS Key Management Service (KMS)
AWS KMS makes it easy for you to create and manage cryptographic keys and control their use across a wide range of AWS services and in your applications.
ALWAYS FREE

20,000 free requests per month

AWS KMS Pricing »
AWS Secrets Manager
AWS Secrets Manager helps you protect secrets needed to access your applications, services, and IT resources. The service enables you to easily rotate, manage, and retrieve database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycle.
30-DAY FREE TRIAL

The free trial enables you to rotate, manage, and retrieve secrets over the 30-day period.

Your free trial starts when you store your first secret. 

AWS Secrets Manager Pricing »
Incident Response
Amazon Detective
Amazon Detective makes it easy to analyze, investigate, and quickly identify the root cause of potential security issues or suspicious activities.
30-DAY FREE TRIAL
Amazon Detective Pricing »
Compliance
AWS Audit Manager
AWS Audit Manager helps you continuously audit your AWS usage to simplify how you assess risk and compliance with regulations and industry standards.
2-MONTH FREE

35,000 resource assessments per month for two months

The free tier will expire in two months (60 days) after the first subscription to Audit Manager.

AWS Audit Manager Pricing »
AWS CloudTrail
AWS CloudTrail is a service that enables governance, compliance, operational auditing, and risk auditing of your AWS account.
ALWAYS FREE

1 trail that delivers a single copy of management events in each region. Amazon S3 charges apply.

Free - View, filter, and download the most recent 90 days of your account activity for all management events in supported AWS services.

AWS CloudTrail Pricing »

Learn more about Cloud Security with AWS

  • Videos
  • Introducing Amazon Detective: Security Investigation (1:34)
    Introducing Amazon Macie: Data Security and Data Privacy Management (1:53)
    Introducing AWS Security Hub: Security and Compliance Center (2:34)
    Introducing Amazon GuardDuty: Threat Detection (2:26)
  • Tutorials
  • Tutorials

    Start with these free and simple tutorials to explore AWS Cloud Security

    Getting Started with AWS Security, Identity, and Compliance

    This course provides an overview of AWS security technology, use cases, benefits, and services. The course introduces various services in the AWS Security, Identity, and Compliance service category. By the end of this course, you will gain an understanding about the importance of security in the cloud and be able to identify AWS services that you can use to secure your data.

    Getting Started with Amazon Cognito

    In this tutorial, you can quickly create your own directory to sign up and sign in users, and to store user profiles using Amazon Cognito User Pools. User Pools provide a user interface you can customize to match your app. User Pools also enable easy integration with social identity providers such as Facebook, Google, and Amazon, and enterprise identity providers such as Microsoft Active Directory through SAML.

    Getting Started with AWS Web Application Firewall

    In this tutorial, you will go through the individual steps of configuring AWS WAF using AWS CloudFormation and include Lambda scripts to help get started protecting your web applications.

    Getting started with Amazon Inspector

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to set up Amazon Inspector and get started by creating and running your first assessment.

    Getting started with Amazon Macie

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure a repository for sensitive data discovery results and create a job to discover sensitive data.

    Getting Started with AWS Key Management Service

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create your first key and define a policy to control how it can be used in minutes.

    Getting started with AWS Audit Manager

    This tutorial provides an introduction to AWS Audit Manager. In this tutorial, you create an assessment using a standard framework and start automating evidence collection.

AWS Free Tier

The AWS Free Tier offers users an opportunity to explore products for free, with offers including products that are always free, free for 12 months, and short-term free trials.

Get Started

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