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AWS IAM Best Practices

AWS IAM Best Practices

This is the first blog post in our "Cloud Best Practices" series. Today we start with the subject of AWS security, the most important one when moving your application up to the cloud.

As you may know, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) enables you to securely control access to AWS services and resources. Anders Samuelsson gave an excellent talk at AWS re:invent 2014 titled "IAM Best Practices", so let's start there and dig a little deeper.

What do we learn from this session?

Users and groups

  • DO NOT use root credentials. There's no way to control root's password …

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