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Using AWS Security Hub to Analyze an AWS Account

This hands-on lab provides an introduction to AWS Security Hub and how it can be used to analyze the security of an AWS account. You can view this hands-on lab as a Security Hub quick start guide.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Oct 10, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Enable AWS Security Hub

    • Enable AWS Config
    • Then, enable AWS Security Hub
  2. Challenge

    Create a VPC

    • From the VPC console, select Create VPC
      • Select VPC and More
  3. Challenge

    Create a Security Group

    • Create an EC2 Security Hub
      • Set the ingress on port 22 to (This will create a critical finding in Security Hub.)
  4. Challenge

    Create an S3 Bucket

    • Create an S3 bucket with open read access
      • Turn off the checkbox (the default), which restricts open read access (This will create a Security Hub finding.)

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