What is AWS CloudTrail?

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In this lesson, we introduce you to the AWS CloudTrail service, which allows you to monitor and record activity across your AWS accounts by capturing both API and non-API events.

Learning Objectives

  • What AWS CloudTrail is
  • The benefits that AWS CloudTrail brings
  • Why you should be using AWS CloudTrail

Intended Audience

  • Those who have an active role with management and governance of your AWS account
  • Security architects, auditors, and anyone looking to become certified in AWS

Prerequisites 

  • Have a basic understanding of the AWS landscape and some of its core services. 
  • To learn more about the fundamentals of AWS, please see our Fundamentals of AWS course
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