How To Apply User And Group Policies To IAM Resources In Amazon Web Services (AWS) With PowerShell

In a world where terms like “role-based access control” and “the rule of least privilege” make or break the difference in an organization’s security posture, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made it easy to be able to create robust policies to manage user and group permissions on their platform. By using PowerShell, we’re really interacting with the .NET SDK provided by Amazon to manipulate AWS resources. This becomes a very robust toolset when used properly, and can eventually replace the need to log into the AWS Management Console entirely. In this Snip, we will explore the different methods that we can use to discover and apply these policies using PowerShell. Prerequisites: AWS PowerShell installed Access to an AWS Account