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AWS CloudTrail : Creating Trail

cloud-services-amazon-defense | Level: Easy  | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab

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AWS CloudTrail is an AWS service that helps to enable operational and risk auditing, governance, and compliance of AWS accounts.

The rapid digital transformation of the world has increased the attack surface, which has led threat actors to develop new exploit strategies for cloud environments. For the same reason we need to monitor the account activities and record them safely. CloudTrail provides the complete account activity of the AWS account. It is a valuable out-of-the-box tool that can potentially uncover suspicious activity, such as listing buckets, creating users, changing policies, and stopping logs etc.

Objective: Create trails for various types of events using AWS CloudTrail and deliver log files to an S3 bucket.


  • Click on RUN to start the lab (takes approximately 25s).

  • Click on LAB LINK to view the Access Credentials for AWS account.

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