Recently, Amazon Web Services announced their release of Amazon Inspector to all customers. CapLinked was invited to preview this new automated security tool and provide our feedback before its general availability.
Amazon Inspector is an automated security assessment service that helps improve the security and compliance of applications deployed on AWS. Amazon Inspector automatically assesses applications for vulnerabilities or deviations from best practices using the following built-in security rules:
- Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
- Network Security Best Practices
- Authentication Best Practices
- Operating System Security Best Practices
- Application Security Best Practices
- PCI DSS 3.0 Assessment
Utilizing the Amazon Inspector has only enhanced our confidence in the service AWS provides. As stated by our Chief Infrastructure Security Engineer, this new tool “is optimized for cloud, with an approach that fits easily into agile deployment models such as continuous integration continuous deployment and auto-scaling.” You can find our Chief Infrastructure Security Engineer’s full testimonial here.