AWS Macie

Macie Summary

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  • Macie is a data security/privacy service.
  • Uses machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) to discover, classify and protect sensitive information stored in S3.
  • Can automatically discover Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in your data and can alert you once identified.
  • Can produce dashboards, reporting and alerts

Benefits of Macie

  • Cost efficiently discovers sensitive data at scale
  • Constant visibility of data security/privacy through alerts and dashboards
  • Can use used across AWS accounts through AWS Organisations.
  • Can help you meet regulatory compliance
  • Great for PCI-DSS(credit card payments) and preventing theft



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