Setting Up Cloud SIEM for AWS


With Datadog Cloud SIEM, detection rules are applied to all processed logs. AWS service logs are collected with a Datadog Lambda function. This Lambda triggers on S3 Buckets and forwards logs to Datadog. Follow the setup instructions below to get started:


  1. Navigate to the Security Configuration Setup page in the Datadog app.
  2. Select Cloud SIEM.
  3. Under Secure your cloud environment, select AWS.
  4. Complete the Detect threats with cloud logs setup.
  5. (Optional) Complete the Secure your hosts and containers setup.
  6. (Optional) Complete the Detect threats in additional logging sources setup.