The use of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) presents many challenges in regards to security. Using IaaS requires rethinking how applications and infrastructure are secured and audited. The perspective on how to do this needs to be rethought and security teams need to build new processes and procedures to accomplish tasks such as Perimeter Assessments, Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessments, User-Rights Reviews, and Security Audits.
CloudCheckr was purpose built for meeting the new security requirements of IaaS and is designed to address this new model of elastic, auto scaling, and ephemeral public clouds.
In this whitepaper, we will introduce the most common use cases for CloudCheckr, specifically:
How to use CloudCheckr to accomplish necessary security tasks
Steps to properly secure your AWS environment
Monitoring AWS CloudTrail to follow security best practices