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Cloud Security Automation by Prashant Priyam

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CloudWatch

CloudWatch monitors your AWS resources and the applications you run on AWS in real time. It also enables you to define alerts and alarms for defined metrics or events:

In the preceding screenshot, you can see that we have the dashboard view of CloudWatch showing real-time metrics for EC2 instances and databases. We can secure CloudWatch by defining IAM roles and can also define which actions a user can perform. It also helps you store your application logs in CloudWatch logs, which can be further used for real-time analysis using Kinesis.

We can also use AWS CloudWatch logs for further analysis and dashboarding using ELK or AWS ...

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