AWSConfigRemediation-EnableSecurityHub - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-EnableSecurityHub runbook enables Amazon Security Hub (Security Hub) for the Amazon Web Services account and Amazon Web Services Region where you run the automation. For information about Security Hub, see What is Amazon Security Hub? in the Amazon Security Hub User Guide .

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  • AutomationAssumeRole

    Type: String

    Allowed values: ^arn:(?:aws|aws-us-gov|aws-cn):iam::\d{12}:role\/[\w+=,.@/-]+$

    Description: (Required) The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) role that allows Systems Manager Automation to perform the actions on your behalf.

  • EnableDefaultStandards

    Type: Boolean

    Default: true

    Description: (Required) If set to true , the default security standards designated by Security Hub are enabled.

Required IAM permissions

The AutomationAssumeRole parameter requires the following actions to successfully use the runbook.

  • securityhub:DescribeHub

  • securityhub:EnableSecurityHub

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

Document Steps

  • aws:executeAwsApi - Enables Security Hub in the current account and Region.

  • aws:executeAwsApi - Verifies that Security Hub has been enabled.