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Update to CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark 1.3.0

This guide will walk you through how to update from version 1.2.0 to version 1.3.0 of the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark. If your infrastructure is already compliant with the Benchmark's version 1.2.0, and you are looking to upgrade to v1.3.0, this guide is for you. If you are starting to work on compliance with this benchmark from scratch, check out our How to achieve compliance with the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark guide instead.

This guide consists of two main sections:

Core Concepts

An overview of the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark v1.3.0 and why it is important to update your code for compatibility.

Deployment walkthrough

The steps you need to take to update your code to be compliant with CIS AWS v1.3.0. It includes a version compatibility table you can use as a reference to know which Gruntwork Repo version tag is compatible with CIS AWS v1.3.0, as well as the manuals step you need to perform to achieve said compliance.