Managing and Remediating Findings in Amazon GuardDuty

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In this lesson, we are going to explain how to manage and remediate findings in Amazon GuardDuty.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of findings in Amazon GuardDuty, including: 

  • How to archive and export findings in GuardDuty
  • How to filter findings based on specific criteria
  • How to create suppression rules and saved filters
  • How to remediate findings based on the finding details

Intended Audience

  • Those in roles such as security consultant or specialist, security analyst, security auditor, Cloud architect, or Cloud operational support analyst
  • Anyone looking to learn more about AWS Security and threat detection within AWS


  • Have a basic understanding of Amazon GuardDuty, including knowledge of what the service is and what it’s used for
About the Author
Alana Layton, opens in a new tab
Sr. AWS Content Creator
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Alana Layton is an experienced technical trainer, technical content developer, and cloud engineer living out of Seattle, Washington. Her career has included teaching about AWS all over the world, creating AWS content that is fun, and working in consulting. She currently holds six AWS certifications. Outside of Cloud Academy, you can find her testing her knowledge in bar trivia, reading, or training for a marathon.

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