AWS DLP: CloudWatch

AWS DLP: CloudWatch

Scan Sensitive Logs - AWS DLP for CloudWatch


  • Strac DLP is a tailored solution for CloudWatch that scans for sensitive data in logs.
  • It helps protect sensitive information, ensure regulatory compliance, and minimize the impact of data breaches.
  • Strac DLP enforces access control, provides auditing and reporting capabilities, and mitigates insider threats.
  • It enhances visibility into data flows, offers cost efficiency, and aids in reputation management.
  • Strac DLP also provides automated remedial actions to enhance data security and minimize manual intervention.

Reasons to Implement AWS DLP for CloudWatch

In today's digital age, data has become a valuable commodity. While AWS CloudWatch efficiently monitors and logs application and infrastructure data, ensuring the security and privacy of this data is paramount. Implementing AWS DLP for CloudWatch can ensure the security and privacy of this data. This is where Data Loss Prevention (DLP) steps in. Here are compelling reasons to integrate DLP with your CloudWatch:

  • Sensitive Data Protection: CloudWatch logs, at times, might accidentally capture sensitive data such as Personal Identifiable Information (PII), payment details, or proprietary insights. DLP acts as a shield, identifying and safeguarding such crucial information.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Industries like healthcare and finance operate under stringent regulations. Leveraging DLP ensures adherence to pivotal regulations like GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS.
  • Minimizing Data Breach Impact: A data breach's repercussions are multifaceted, ranging from financial penalties to reputational damage. DLP acts proactively, curtailing the exposure of sensitive information during such breaches.
  • Access Control: A robust DLP solution enforces rigorous access controls, ensuring data accessibility is restricted to authorized personnel.
  • Auditing and Reporting: DLP isn't just about prevention; it's about visibility. It empowers organizations with detailed reports on data access and modifications—vital for internal assessments and external compliance.
  • Insider Threat Mitigation: Security threats aren't always external. DLP plays a pivotal role in detecting and managing unusual or unauthorized data activities initiated internally.
  • Enhanced Visibility: With DLP, organizations gain granular visibility into the data traversing in and out of CloudWatch, fostering a better understanding of data flows.
  • Cost Efficiency: Preventing a data breach is invariably more cost-effective than managing its aftermath. DLP aids in early detection, saving potential post-breach expenses.
  • Reputation Management: In an era where brand reputation is fragile, a data breach can be detrimental. DLP is instrumental in upholding and safeguarding an organization's image.
  • Automatic Remediation: Modern DLP solutions are equipped with automated remedial actions like masking, redaction, or encryption. This not only enhances data security but also minimizes manual intervention.

Introducing Strac AWS DLP for CloudWatch

Strac DLP is a solution tailored for CloudWatch. Whether your logs contain unstructured text, JSON, or any other format, Strac DLP meticulously scans for sensitive data. Its flexibility is unmatched; businesses can configure it to scan any sensitive data element. Dive deep into our full catalog here.

The real magic happens when Strac identifies sensitive data in a CloudWatch log. It's not just about detection—it's about action. Rectify the application that's inadvertently logging sensitive details, bolster your defense against data leaks, and ensure unwavering compliance with regulations like HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, CCPA, and more.


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