FAQ

Frequently asked questions about CloudSploit Events

What is CloudSploit Events?
CloudSploit Events is a real-time API auditing service for control-plane level activity within cloud IaaS accounts. Currently, Events supports AWS API activ...
Sun, 10 Nov, 2019 at 11:50 AM
How long does CloudSploit store my events?
CloudSploit will store Events for 450 days unless otherwise pre-arranged via contract. You can request that we delete events at any time, in which case they...
Sun, 5 Mar, 2017 at 2:23 PM
Does CloudSploit Events cost extra?
Events are available with all Standard Plans at no extra charge, as long as CloudSploit processes fewer than 500 thousand events per month. However, AWS cha...
Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 at 4:01 PM
What events are detected by CloudSploit?
The following is a list of all AWS events currently processed by CloudSploit. Remember - you can choose not to send these events by modifying the CloudForma...
Sun, 5 Mar, 2017 at 2:31 PM
Do I have to enroll in background scans to use CloudSploit Events?
Currently, upgrading a connected AWS account within CloudSploit automatically enables background scans. However, as a Premium Plan user, you can adjust the ...
Sun, 5 Mar, 2017 at 4:22 PM
How is CloudSploit Events different than CloudTrail or ConfigService?
As with all of CloudSploit's existing products, Events is designed to work in tandem with AWS-provided security solutions. CloudSploit Events uses AWS ...
Tue, 7 Mar, 2017 at 8:47 PM
How can I control which events are sent to CloudSploit?
Depending on which method you use to setup Events, you can control which events are sent to CloudSploit. If you use the "CloudTrail" connection me...
Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 at 4:06 PM
How is Events different from AWS GuardDuty?
AWS GuardDuty and CloudSploit Events are complementing services. AWS GuardDuty provides machine-learning-based predictions of activity within an AWS account...
Sun, 10 Nov, 2019 at 11:51 AM
How is Events configured in my account?
Events is configured by deploying an AWS CloudFormation template in each AWS region you wish to monitor. This template configures all of the necessary servi...
Sun, 10 Nov, 2019 at 11:52 AM
Why do I need to deploy Events into each AWS region?
Yes, if you use the "CloudWatch Events" connection method. CloudWatch Events is a regional service, and must be configured in each region (either ...
Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 at 4:07 PM