Levvel’s Cloud Practice helps clients large and small securely transition their business to Amazon Web Services (AWS), enabling analytics and big data workflows, IoT and Edge processing, and streamlining traditional application, mobile, and media workloads. Proper management of AWS Identity & Access Management (IAM) users, groups, policies and roles is one of the most important steps in securing an AWS account, but is a prevalent pain point for clients new to AWS.  Below, Levvel presents the top 5 most common IAM issues encountered by our clients, as well as our recommended solution.

You can also ensure that you’re properly securing and hardening your AWS accounts by downloading Levvel’s free 2018 Amazon Web Services Account Hardening Checklist.

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