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What are the steps involved in creating a security auditor role in AWS?

How to create a security auditor role in AWS?

To attach a managed policy such as Security Auditor to an IAM user in AWS, you can follow these steps using the AWS Management Console:

Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the IAM console via this link.

In the navigation pane, click on Users.

In the Users list, click on the Add Users button.

Enter the desired name in the User name field under User details.

You can also check the box that says Provide user access to the AWS Management Console by clicking it.
Choose I want to create an IAM user after that click on Next

In the Set Permissions tab, click on the Attach policies directly button.

In the search box under Permissions policies, type Security Audit to locate the AWS managed policy named Security Audit.

Check the box to the left of the Security Audit role.

Click on the Next : Review button to proceed.

Finally, click on the Create User button.

By following these steps, you will be able to create a security auditor role in AWS and attach the necessary permissions to the user.

Updated on: 18/07/2023

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