About Workload Security hardening

Workload Security runs on Amazon Linux. The Workload Security team has hardened it based on the Center for Internet Security (CIS) standard for Amazon Linux.

Hardening involves making changes to secure the system and make it less vulnerable to attack. For Workload Security, the changes included updating the web installer so that it terminates after Workload Security is online, removing unnecessary software, and configuring system settings to use the principal of least privilege, wherever it is applicable.

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