Check for AWS Inspector Findings and resolve them step by step to ensure that your systems are configured securely. Inspector is an AWS service that helps improve the security and compliance of your AWS resources. Inspector Findings are potential security issues found during the service evaluation of the selected resources (also known as Amazon Inspector assessment targets).
With Inspector Findings you can evaluate your operating system environments and applications deployed on AWS for potential security issues and common vulnerabilities in an automated way. Note 1: As of April 2017, the Amazon Inspector assessment targets can consist only of EC2 instances that run on certain Linux-based and Windows-based operating systems.
Note 2: As example, this conformity rule will demonstrate how to analyze and solve a finding (security vulnerability) generated automatically by AWS Inspector after evaluating a group of EC2 instances (AWS Inspector assessment target).
To check for Amazon Inspector Findings within your AWS account, perform the following:
To solve any Amazon Inspector Findings discovered for your EC2 resources provisioned within your AWS account, perform the following:Note: As example, this rule will provide step by step instructions on how to configure your EC2 instances running on a Linux-based OS distribution to prevent root account logins over SSH.