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Tool and Usage

Scout2 is a security tool to assess the security of an AWS environment. It can be used for system hardening and IT audits.

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How it works

Scout2 gathers configuration data via the AWS API. It marks the item which needs to be inspected manually. High-risk areas are highlighted automatically, so they can be analyzed and solved.

Usage and audience

Scout2 is commonly used for IT audit, security assessment, self-assessment, or system hardening. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + More than 500 GitHub stars


Supported operating systems

Scout2 is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use Scout2.

  • boto3
  • netaddr
  • opinel
  • python-dateutil

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Project details
Latest release3.2.0 [2017-11-17]
Last updatedFeb. 15, 2018

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