AWS Security Guide: 7 Best Practices to Avoid Security Risks

Insufficient Visibility

Best Practice

Exposed Root Accounts

Best Practice

Extra, Unnecessary Privileges

Best Practice

Rotate IAM Access Keys and Credentials

Best Practice

Poor Authentication Practices

Best Practice

Get Rid of Unwanted Privileges

Best Practice

Unpatched Host Servers and Services

Best Practice

  1. Start a screen session in your shell window. Screen sessions help you reconnect to a SSH session even after being disconnected.

Broad IP Ranges for Security Groups and Unrestricted Outbound Traffic

Best Practice

Conclusion

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