Checkbox AWS assurance testing? March 6, 2014 John Menerick A great beta tool to checkbox their AWS infrastructure and account to known AWS controls. Scout2 is a security tool that lets AWS administrators asses their environment’s security posture. Using the AWS API, Scout2 gathers configuration data for manual inspection and highlights high-risk areas automatically. Rather than pouring through dozens of pages on the web, Scout2 supplies a clear view of the attack surface automatically.