Amazon GuardDuty User Guide
This document describes how to set up and use Amazon GuardDuty.

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.

Amazon GuardDuty Findings Types
This document describes the latest Amazon GuardDuty finding types, details, and formats.

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.


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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.


Threat Detection on AWS: An Introduction to Amazon GuardDuty (36:28)
Protect Your Data in S3 with Amazon Macie and Amazon GuardDuty (36:50)
Amazon GuardDuty Tips and Tricks (52:33)
Threat Response Scenarios Using Amazon GuardDuty (33:38)
Automate Threat Mitigation Using AWS WAF & Amazon GuardDuty (34:28)
Learn How Uses Amazon GuardDuty to Protect Its Infrastructure - AWS Online Tech Talks (42
AWS Pi Week 2021: Proactively identifying threats & protecting sensitive data in S3 (26:53)

Overview videos

Introduction to Amazon GuardDuty (2:26)
How can I configure a CloudWatch events rule for GuardDuty to send SNS notifications? (3:55)
Threat Detection for Windows Workloads using Amazon GuardDuty (5:12)
AWS re:Invent 2019: Threat management in the cloud: Amazon GuardDuty & AWS Security Hub (47:39)

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Webcasts and videos


AWS re:Invent Launchpad 2017 - Amazon GuardDuty
AWS re:Invent 2017: Amazon GuardDuty Announcement
Introduction to Amazon GuardDuty (re:Invent 2017 SID218)
Introduction to Threat Detection and Remediation on AWS
Centrally Protect Your AWS Resources w/ GuardDuty - AWS Online Tech Talks
Supercharge GuardDuty w/ Partners (re:Invent 2018 GPSTEC304)
Amazon GuardDuty - Let's Attack My Account! - AWS Online Tech Talks

In-depth discussions

Deep Dive on Amazon GuardDuty - AWS Online Tech Talks
AWS Office Hours: Amazon GuardDuty Tips and Tricks - AWS Online Tech Talks
Threat Response Scenarios Using Amazon GuardDuty - AWS Online Tech Talks
Automate Threat Mitigation Using AWS WAF & Amazon GuardDuty


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