IAM misconfigurations

Inactive User

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)

Platform(s)
Compliance Frameworks

Description

Remove unused IAM users in order to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your AWS resources, and help manage the user-based access to the AWS Management Console more efficiently.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Remove {AwsUser} user. ## Remediation --- >1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the **[IAM console](https://console.aws.amazon.com/iam/)**. >2. In the navigation pane, choose **Users** and select the check box next to the username that you want to delete. >3. At the top of the page, choose **Delete**. >4. In the confirmation dialog box, enter the username in the text input field to confirm the deletion of the user and choose **Delete**.