Security-as-a-Service for Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a malware protection service developed by Bitdefender for Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) environments. Built on Security for Virtualized Environments (SVE) by Bitdefender, an innovative and comprehensive solution designed specifically for virtualized environments, Security-as-a-Service for AWS protects Amazon EC2 instances running Windows or Linux operating systems.
This article shows you how to create an AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user with the minimum required privileges for use with Security-as-a-Service for AWS.
To integrate with your AWS account, Security-as-a-Service for AWS requires an AWS access key (the access key ID and secret access key). You can provide either the access key of your AWS account or that of an AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user. To learn about IAM users, refer to the AWS Documentation.
It is recommended to set up integration with your AWS account using the access key of an IAM user created specifically for this purpose.
The IAM user requires minimum read-only permissions over your Amazon EC2 instances, as described by the following policy statement:
To create an IAM user:
After you have created the user, you must add the necessary permissions: