Logging and monitoring

Create a Metric Filter and Alarm for Unauthorized API Calls

Risk Level

Informational (4)

Compliance Frameworks


Real-time monitoring of API calls can be achieved by directing CloudTrail Logs to CloudWatch Logs and establishing corresponding metric filters and alarms. Monitoring unauthorized API calls will help reveal application errors and may reduce time to detect malicious activity.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Create a metric filter and alarm for unauthorized API calls