How to Find AWS CloudTrail with logging disabled
Sending CloudTrail logs to CloudWatch Logs will facilitate real-time and historic activity logging based on user, API, resource, and IP address, and provides opportunity to establish alarms and notifications for anomalous or sensitivity account activity.
This security check is part of the CIS Amazon Web Services Benchmarks and is rated severity low.
This guide assumes that you have already installed and configured Resoto to collect your AWS cloud resources.
Execute the following
searchcommand in Resoto Shell or Resoto UI:
> search is(aws_cloud_trail) and trail_status.is_logging==false
kind=aws_cloud_trail, ..., region=resoto-poweruser
kind=aws_cloud_trail, ..., account=poweruser-team
searchcommand into the
> search is(aws_cloud_trail) and trail_status.is_logging==false | dump
The command output will list the details of all non-compliant
Fix detected issues by following the remediation steps:
Validate that the trails in CloudTrail has an arn set in the CloudWatchLogsLogGroupArn property.note
Please refer to the AWS CloudTrail documentation for details.