Plugin Title Instance IAM Role
Cloud AWS
Category EC2
Description Ensures EC2 instances are using an IAM role instead of hard-coded AWS credentials
More Info IAM roles should be assigned to all instances to enable them to access AWS resources. Using an IAM role is more secure than hard-coding AWS access keys into application code.
AWS Link http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/iam-roles-for-amazon-ec2.html
Recommended Action Attach an IAM role to the EC2 instance


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