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IAM policy is set to require at least one number

iam

Description

Password policies are, in part, used to enforce password complexity requirements. Use IAM password policies to ensure passwords are comprised of different character sets. The password policy should require at least one number.

Rationale

Setting a password complexity policy increases account resiliency against brute force login attempts.

Remediation

See the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark controls docs for console remediation steps.

Impact

None

Default value

None

References

  1. CCE-78906-5

CIS controls

16 Account Monitoring and Control