Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • 03 Nov 2022
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Article Summary

Amazon Web Services (AWS) adapter includes a broad set of global cloud-based products. It supports EC2, ECS, EKS, IAM, EBS, ELB, RDS, S3, VPC, Workspaces, Lambda, Route 53 and more.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices
  • Users

About AWS

Amazon Web Services is one of the most comprehensive and broadly adopted public cloud platforms, allowing users to easily deploy virtual machines and networks, as well as access over 200 native AWS services.

Use cases the adapter solves
Connecting AWS to Axonius gives you the ability to quickly and accurately catalog key resources within your AWS public cloud across your entire AWS Organization. AWS data within Axonius can be used to review resource/region usage, analyze access policies for users or other AWS principals, and evaluate the configuration of different resources to ensure they adhere to industry best practices.

Data retrieved by AWS
The AWS adapter is capable of pulling in both device and user data. There are many options available to fine-tune what data is collected. Axonius can fetch device and user data from the following AWS services:

  • Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)

  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • Elastic Kubernetes Service/Elastic Container Service (EKS/ECS)

  • ElasticSearch

  • Elastic Load Balancers

  • AWS Systems Manager (SSM)

  • Relational Database Service (RDS)

  • Simple Storage Service (S3)

  • Cloudtrail

  • Workspaces

  • Lambda

  • Route53

  • Organizations

  • WAF/WAFv2

  • Amazon Certificate Manager (ACM)

  • DynamoDB

  • Inspector

  • SecurityHub

  • API Gateway

Axonius has several useful enforcement actions for AWS to assist with managing EC2 instance power states, tagging, and also installed software via SSM.

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