How To Secure Your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Account

Security in the cloud is very important and protecting your AWS root account is vital, in this SNIP Nick will show you how to enable MFA on the root account and also why you should create a ‘least’ privilege user for day to day tasks. In addition to this, we will look at the Identity and Access management service, which deals with authentication and authorisation. We will also look at the JSON formatted policies that are available within this service for securing your environment, working between the AWS portal and also using the AWS CLI to achieve these extremely important tasks.