Aqua CSPM

EC2 Instance Key Based Login

Quick Info

Plugin TitleEC2 Instance Key Based Login
CloudAWS
CategoryEC2
DescriptionEnsures EC2 instances have associated keys for password-less SSH login
More InfoAWS allows EC2 instances to be launched with a specified PEM key for SSH login which should be used instead of user and password login.
AWS Linkhttps://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/ec2-key-pairs.html
Recommended ActionEnsure each EC2 instance has an associated SSH key and disable password login.

Detailed Remediation Steps