AWS IAM Access Analyzer

Streamline your journey toward least privilege

Why IAM Access Analyzer?

Achieving least privilege is a continuous journey to grant the right fine-grained permissions as your requirements evolve. IAM Access Analyzer guides you toward least privilege by providing capabilities to set, verify, and refine permissions. IAM Access Analyzer uses provable security to analyze external access and validate that your policies match your specified corporate security standards.

Benefits of IAM Access Analyzer

Apply least privilege with access analysis and policy validation to set, verify, and refine permissions
Centrally review and remove unused and external access across your AWS accounts with continuous monitoring
Automate and scale permissions management and refinement with security integration workflows that alert teams. For unused roles, access keys, or passwords, IAM Access Analyzer provides quick links in the console to help you delete them. For unused permissions, IAM Access Analyzer reviews your existing policies and recommends a refined version tailored to your access activity.
Validate policies match IAM best practices and your specific security standards with provable security
Automate policy reviews before deployments by configuring custom policy checks in your development lifecycle.

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Use cases

Set fine-grained permissions

Use IAM Access Analyzer to set fine-grained permissions and automate policy reviews with confidence.

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Verify who can access what

IAM Access Analyzer helps you verify that access meets your intent through analysis and validation.  

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Refine and remove broad access

A summary dashboard helps identify opportunities to rightsize permissions on your journey to least privilege.

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Remediate unused access

IAM Access Analyzer gives you visibility into unused access across your AWS organization and recommendations to help you remediate unused access.

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