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Amazon Inspector

Automated security assessment service to help improve the security and compliance of applications deployed on AWS.

Amazon Inspector is an automated security assessment service that helps improve the security and compliance of applications deployed on AWS.

Amazon Inspector automatically assesses applications for vulnerabilities or deviations from best practices.

After performing an assessment, Amazon Inspector produces a detailed list of security findings prioritized by level of severity.

These findings can be reviewed directly or as part of detailed assessment reports which are available via the Amazon Inspector console or API.

To help you get started quickly, Amazon Inspector includes a knowledge base of hundreds of rules mapped to common security best practices and vulnerability definitions.

Examples of built-in rules include checking for remote root login being enabled, or vulnerable software versions installed.

Benefits

Identify Application Security Issues

Amazon Inspector helps you to identify security vulnerabilities as well as deviations from security best practices in applications, both before they are deployed, and while they are running in a production environment. This helps improve the overall security posture of your applications deployed on AWS.

Integrate Security into DevOps

Amazon Inspector is agent-based, API-driven, and delivered as a service. This makes it easy for you to build right into your existing DevOps process, decentralizing and automating vulnerability assessments, and empowering your development and operations teams to make security assessment an integral part of the deployment process.

Increase Development Agility

Amazon Inspector helps you reduce the risk of introducing security issues during development and deployment by automating the security assessment of your applications and proactively identifying vulnerabilities. This allows you to develop and iterate on new applications quickly and assess compliance with best practices and policies.

Leverage AWS Security Expertise

The AWS security organization is continuously assessing the AWS environment and updating a knowledge base of security best practices and rules. Amazon Inspector makes this expertise available to you in the form of a service that simplifies the process of establishing and enforcing best practices within your AWS environment.

Streamline Security Compliance

Amazon Inspector gives security teams and auditors visibility into the security testing that is being performed during development of applications on AWS. This streamlines the process of validating and demonstrating that security and compliance standards and best practices are being followed throughout the development process.

Enforce Security Standards

Amazon Inspector allows you to define standards and best practices for your applications and validate adherence to these standards. This simplifies enforcement of your organization’s security standards and best practices, and helps to proactively manage security issues before they impact your production application.

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Employees

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Cody Swann

Since founding Gunner Technology, Cody has served the company in every aspect of business development and product development.

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Dary Merckens

From a contractor to a partner, Dary has been with Gunner since year 1 and embodies the meritocratic spirit and philosophy of Gunner Technology.

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Mahdi Huessein

Mahdi joined Gunner at age 18 and quickly rose through the ranks to become VP of Engineering

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Skyla Frye

Skyla is Gunner's go-to engineer when it comes to evaluating new tech. She loves evaluating bleeding edge software and teaching her colleagues what she learns.

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Kayden Chan

Kayden holds the Gunner Technology record for most straight hours worked at just under 70. He refuses to quit until the job is done and it's done right.

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Ethan Sloan

Ethan has a mind for infrastructure and a knack for visualizing platform solutions

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Nicolas Henderson

Nicolas' goal is to learn everything. A voracious reader, the only time his nose isn't in a tech book is when he's scripting a new infrastructure.

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Related Terms

  • Amazon Web Services

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon.

  • Security

    The defense of digital information and IT assets against internal and external, malicious and accidental threats.

  • DevOps

    DevOps is the blending of tasks performed by a company's application development and systems operations teams.