Logging and monitoring

Create a Metric Alarm and Filter for Management Console sign-in without MFA

Risk Level

Informational (4)

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Description

Real-time monitoring of API calls can be achieved by directing CloudTrail Logs to CloudWatch Logs and establishing corresponding metric filters and alarms. Monitoring for single-factor console logins will increase visibility into accounts that are not protected by MFA.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Create a metric filter and alarm for console logins that are not protected by multi-factor authentication (MFA).