How to Find PHI and Sensitive Data in Your S3 Buckets with Amazon Macie

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This lesson explores the Amazon Macie service and how it helps you keep track of your S3 buckets and warns you about any sensitive data it might find.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about Amazon Macie and how it can help secure your S3 buckets
  • Learn how you can take automated actions against security vulnerabilities within your S3 buckets using Amazon Macie
  • Understand how Amazon Macie integrates with AWS Security Hub and AWS Organizations to make account management and security easier

Intended Audience

  • Solutions architects
  • Developers
  • Anyone interested in learning how they can increase the security of their architectures that utilize S3 for data storage


To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a decent understanding of cloud computing and cloud architectures, specifically Amazon Web Services. You should also have some background knowledge about security within the cloud, as well as with S3.

About the Author
Will Meadows, opens in a new tab
Senior Content Developer

William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.

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