How to Find AWS EFS without Encryption At Rest
EFS should be encrypted at rest to prevent exposure of sensitive data to bad actors.
This security check is part of the CIS Amazon Web Services Benchmarks and is rated severity medium.
This guide assumes that you have already installed and configured Resoto to collect your AWS cloud resources.
Execute the following
searchcommand in Resoto Shell or Resoto UI:
> search is(aws_efs_file_system) and volume_encrypted==false
kind=aws_efs_file_system, ..., region=resoto-poweruser
kind=aws_efs_file_system, ..., account=poweruser-team
searchcommand into the
> search is(aws_efs_file_system) and volume_encrypted==false | dump
The command output will list the details of all non-compliant
Fix detected issues by following the remediation steps:
- Enable encryption at rest for EFS file systems.
- Encryption at rest can only be enabled during the file system creation.
Please refer to the AWS EFS documentation for details.