What is an Online Interactive AWS Security Assessment Tool?
It is a web-based tool that allows you to perform AWS Compliance assessment of your IT infrastructure for a typical small to mid size company.
Who is the Tool for?
This tool can be used by any small to medium size company wishing to assess their business compliance with Amazon Web Server compliance requirements.
What do I have to do?
It is a 5-step process:
Step 1: Preparation introduces the user to the risk assessment
Step 2: In identification the user goes through the standards (structured in modules/submodules) and answers YES or NO or NOT APPLICABLE to the questions. These are always affirmative statements for consistency and are arranged in a logical order.
Step 3: Evaluation for each problem spotted, the end-user evaluates the risk
Step 4: Action Plan is filled in with measures to tackle all stated risks
Step 5: Report the action plan is converted into a report to be downloaded and printed
How long will it take?
It’s impossible to say how long an assessment will take in general as the tools differ according to your IT setup. Usually, it should not take more than 3 to 5 hours to complete your assessment.
Do I need to prepare?
You do not need any kind of specific preparation to start using the tool, however you should take some time to think about who is going to carry out the risk assessment, how your IT and other people involved are going to be involved in the process, etc.