Getting Started

Changing how often CloudSploit scans an account
Plus and Premium plan users can adjust the scan frequency from the default of 36 hours to any hourly interval down to 1 hour (Premium) and 6 hours (Plu...
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016 at 10:28 PM
Suppressing and unsuppressing regions, plugins, and resources
We strongly suggest that you do not suppress an entire region. Even if you do not use that region, many attackers will launch resources in an unused regio...
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016 at 12:11 AM
Manually triggering a scan
To trigger a manual, on-demand scan, click the "Scan" button next to your account on the "AWS Accounts" page.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016 at 12:11 AM
Enabling Background Scanning
After upgrading your account to a paid plan, you now have the ability to enable CloudSploit's background scans. These scans are not enabled automaticall...
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020 at 5:02 PM
Creating Global Suppressions
Global suppressions are used to suppress plugins or regions across all connected accounts (global resource suppressions are not supported at this time, but ...
Fri, 10 Jul, 2020 at 3:30 PM
AWS API Pagination Support
In AWS accounts that have many resources, such has thousands of EC2 instances, AWS paginates the response data that is returned via their APIs. Historically...
Mon, 1 Jul, 2019 at 12:12 PM
Prevent Unknown Scan Results from Being Marked as "NEW"
Background When CloudSploit performs its scans, it relies heavily on the responses provided by the upstream cloud providers such as AWS and Azure. In some ...
Mon, 1 Jul, 2019 at 1:53 PM
Seeing Historical Results for CloudSploit Findings
CloudSploit's scan reports contain a wealth of data related to the security control and findings detected in the account. For example, the report lists ...
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 at 7:39 PM
Changing the Plugin Severity Levels
CloudSploit provides a default "severity" setting for each plugin it releases, either as "low", "medium", or "high"....
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 10:11 PM
Configuring Scan Timeframes
CloudSploit supports configuring scans to run a specific hours of the day. This is useful if you want to scan accounts only during business or waking hours....
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020 at 4:43 PM