Data protection

SQS queue doesn’t have Dead Letter Queue configured.

Risk Level

Informational (4)



Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) offers a secure, durable, and available hosted queue that lets you integrate and decouple distributed software systems and components. Amazon SQS offers common constructs such as dead-letter queues and cost-allocation tags. It provides a generic web services API that you can access using any programming language that the AWS SDK supports. It was found that {AwsSqsQueue} queue doesn't have a Dead Letter Queue configured for it.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended to ensure that each AWS Simple Queue Service (SQS) queue is configured to use a Dead Letter Queue (DLQ) in order to help maintain the queue flow and avoid losing data by detecting and mitigating failures and service disruptions on time. For more information: <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"></a>