Enabling Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for IAM users is one of the most effective ways to enhance the security of your AWS resources and services against hacking attempts. With MFA, an extra layer of protection is added to the user's IAM credentials (username and password) through an MFA device signature, making it highly difficult for unauthorized users to gain access to your AWS account without the MFA-generated passcode. To ensure the security of your AWS cloud environment and comply with IAM security best practices, it is recommended to enable MFA for all IAM users' console access within your AWS account. This can provide an additional layer of protection against unauthorized access and help safeguard your AWS resources and services from potential security threats.
To ensure that all IAM users with console access have MFA enabled, you can take the following remediation steps:
By following these remediation steps, you can ensure that all IAM users with console access have MFA enabled, which can enhance the security of your AWS resources and services and help you comply with IAM security best practices.