This lab walks you through the steps to launch the EC2 instance and configure an Inspector with an Assessment target and template.
You will practice using Amazon Inspector target as EC2 Instance having AWS Agent installed. Once the Assessment target and template are created, you will run the template to find the vulnerabilities on the configured instance.
Duration: 45 minutes
AWS Region: US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1
Amazon Inspector allows us to find vulnerabilities on configured EC2 instances.
There are 2 types of assessment runs are performed, Network assessment and Host assessment
Network assessment has Network Reachability package rule while Host assessment has three types of package rule i.e. Common vulnerabilities and exposures, Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmarks, Security best practices for Amazon Inspector.
There are mainly three types of Severity levels for rules in Amazon Inspector i.e. High, Medium, and Low.
Informational severity of findings is just best practices recommended by Amazon Inspector.
Launching Lab Environment
Launching an EC2 Instance
SSH into EC2 Instance
Install an AWS Agent
Create an assessment target
Create an assessment template
Run the assessment template
Download the assessment run report
Validation of the Lab