How to Find Unencrypted AWS EC2 Volumes
Data encryption at rest prevents data visibility in the event of its unauthorized access or theft.
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_ec2_volume) and volume_encrypted=false
kind=aws_ec2_volume, ..., region=resoto-poweruser
kind=aws_ec2_volume, ..., account=poweruser-team
searchcommand into the
> search is(aws_ec2_volume) and volume_encrypted=false | dump
The command output will list the details of all non-compliant
- Encrypt all EBS volumes.
- Enable Encryption by default.
- You can configure your AWS account to enforce the encryption of the new EBS volumes and snapshot copies that you create. For example, Amazon EBS encrypts the EBS volumes created when you launch an instance and the snapshots that you copy from an unencrypted snapshot.
Please refer to the AWS EC2 documentation for details.