Data at risk

Redshift publicly accessible

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)



A Redshift cluster is publicly accessible. This means that anyone on the internet can connect to it. Malicious actors may discover the internet-facing cluster and try to compromise it via targeted attacks.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Ensure that your Redshift clusters are not publicly accessible. ## Remediation --- >1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon **[Redshift console](**. >2. Under **Cluster overview**, choose **View all clusters**. >3. Choose the cluster to delete. >4. For **Actions**, choose **Delete**. The **Delete cluster** page appears. >5. In the confirmation dialog box, enter the desired string in the text input field, to confirm the deletion of the cluster. >6. Choose **Delete cluster**.