What is Amazon GuardDuty?
It is a managed threat detection service that continuously monitors for malicious or unauthorized behavior to help you protect your AWS accounts and workloads. It monitors for activity such as unusual API calls or potentially unauthorized deployments that indicate a possible account compromise. It also detects potentially compromised instances or reconnaissance by attackers.
Amazon GuardDuty is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Who uses Amazon GuardDuty?
28 companies reportedly use Amazon GuardDuty in their tech stacks, including Shelf, Primer, and AlphaSense.
20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Amazon GuardDuty.
Pros of Amazon GuardDuty
Amazon GuardDuty's Features
- Accurate, account-level threat detection
- Continuous monitoring across AWS accounts without added cost and complexity
- Threat detections developed and optimized for the cloud
- Threat severity levels for efficient prioritization
- Automate threat response and remediation
- Highly available threat detection
- One-click deployment with no additional software or infrastructure to deploy and manage
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