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  • How to Build a Threat Hunting Capability in AWS by Shaun McCullough - December 3, 2019 

    Threat hunting is more of an art than a science, in that its approach and implementation can differ substantially among enterprises and still be successful. In cloud environments, where the threat landscape is always changing, security teams must know what data to collect and how to analyze it in order to tease out suspicious anomalies. In addition to these topics, this whitepaper walks you through the threat hunting process, describing tools and techniques you can use to find and neutralize threats.

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