Logging and monitoring

Create a Metric Alarm and Filter for AWS Config configuration changes

Risk Level

Informational (4)

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Description

Real-time monitoring of API calls can be achieved by directing CloudTrail Logs to CloudWatch Logs and establishing corresponding metric filters and alarms. Monitoring changes to AWS Config configuration will help ensure sustained visibility of configuration items within the AWS account.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended that a metric filter and alarm be established for detecting changes to CloudTrail's configurations.