AWS SecurityHub
AWS Security Hub (API Version 2018-10-26)


Enables the standards specified by the standards ARNs. In the context of Security Hub, supported standards (for example, CIS AWS Foundations) are automated and continuous checks that help determine your compliance status against security industry (including AWS) best practices.

Request Syntax

POST /standards/register HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "StandardsSubscriptionRequests": [ { "StandardsArn": "string", "StandardsInput": { "string" : "string" } } ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The list of standards that you want to enable.


In this release, Security Hub only supports the CIS AWS Foundations standard.

Its ARN is arn:aws:securityhub:::ruleset/cis-aws-foundations-benchmark/v/1.2.0.

Type: Array of StandardsSubscriptionRequest objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 25 items.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "StandardsSubscriptions": [ { "StandardsArn": "string", "StandardsInput": { "string" : "string" }, "StandardsStatus": "string", "StandardsSubscriptionArn": "string" } ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The details of the standards subscriptions that were enabled.

Type: Array of StandardsSubscription objects


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


AWS Security Hub is not enabled for the account used to make this request.

HTTP Status Code: 401


The request was rejected because an invalid or out-of-range value was supplied for an input parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error code describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: