Continuous Compliance on AWS with Ansible

  • Erik Melander, Astellent

Amazon Web Services provides powerful tools like CloudWatch Events and AWS Config to observe state changes and misconfigurations in your resource configurations. We will discuss the challenges of compliance at scale and the need to move beyond periodic configuration management. We will demonstrate an event-driven security architecture that uses CloudWatch Events and AWS Config as event sources to trigger Ansible playbook runs to exercise better governance over your resource configurations.

  • Date:Tuesday, October 2
  • Time:3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • In this session, the attendee will learn…..:The attendee will learn how to deploy a technical architecture that supports Ansible governing policy at-scale in AWS. The attendee will learn how to gather information from event sources like CloudWatch Events and AWS Config. The attendee will learn how to use Lambda functions to run Ansible playbooks to enforce policy. The attendee will learn how Ansible can be used to significantly improve the real-time security posture of their applications running in AWS.
Speakers
Erik Melander
Astellent
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