Getting Started With Dash
Dash ComplyOps makes it easy for your security team to rapidly build and maintain security and compliance programs. Teams can set administrative policies, tie these policies to compliance monitoring and perform compliance tasks and issue across your organization cloud environments.
Dash provides security teams with the ability to meet industry established compliance standards and meet goals including:
Develop realistic administrative safeguards and policies your team will actually follow
Manage security tasks related to compliance standards
Find and resolve security and compliance issues within your cloud infrastructure
Maintain compliance over time and build reports around your security program
Getting Started Checklist
Your team may consider the following configuration and steps for getting started in Dash ComplyOps:
Install Dash ComplyOps
To get started, your team should install Dash ComplyOps into your Master AWS Account. Dash is installed via the AWS Marketplace and CloudFormation template. Once installed, you will be able to access the application and create your first user.
Creating your first user
After installing Dash, you will be prompted to create your first user by navigating to the Dash ELB endpoint URL and following the Dash setup process. You should create your first user in order to sign in and perform administrative tasks.
Setup domain name
By default Dash is accessible via an ELB endpoint. Teams may consider connecting a domain name to Dash to enable SSL/TLS security and make it easier to access. Dash automatically creates a SSL certificate and handles routing in the settings.
Invite new users
During the initial installation and application process, your team will create your first administrator user. Administrators can invite other team members to join as as users of Dash. Add other key team members to Dash to collaborate on policies, resolve compliance issues, and view and create compliance reports.
After performing initial configuration it it time to start building your compliance program. Dash makes it easy for organizations to build administrative policies, set security and compliance tasks, and monitor and resolve compliance issues across your infrastructure.
Security teams should consider the following next steps for building and managing their security programs with Dash ComplyOps:
Start creating policies
Dash administrative polices create a framework for ensuring security and compliance standards across your organization and infrastructure.
Create policies by answering the initial policy questionnaire and setting administrative standards and delegating administrative responsibilities.
Set compliance tasks
After creating administrative policies and standards, your team will want to ensure that all necessary administrative and security tasks are accounted for.
Create compliance tasks related to administrative standards and compliance activities to manage tasks, handle security documentation and evidence.
Resolve compliance issues
Dash automatically monitors security and compliance standards across your cloud environment. It is recommended that your team answers all policy questions to get a better understanding of security responsibilities and set any additional compliance controls.
Once your team has created policies, your security team and DevOps staff may view Compliance Issues in the Compliance Center. Teams will want to triage compliance issues and resolve highest priority issues within their cloud environments first.
Connect Dash to other workflows
Teams with an existing security processes and workflows may consider viewing Dash’s integrations and connecting Dash findings to tools such as JIRA.
See how your team can connect Connect Findings Dash to JIRA.