Introducing AWS CloudTrail

As we learned in the previous chapter, AWS provides a wide variety of tools and managed services which allow you to safeguard your applications running on the cloud, such as AWS WAF and AWS Shield. But this, however, just forms one important piece in a much larger jigsaw puzzle! What about compliance monitoring, risk auditing, and overall governance of your environments? How do you effectively analyze events occurring in your environment and mitigate against the same? Well, luckily for us, AWS has the answer to our problems in the form of AWS CloudTrail.

AWS CloudTrail provides you with the ability to log every single action taken by a user, service, role, or even API, from within your AWS account. Each action recorded ...

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