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Implementation -> Infrastructure Hardening: Usage of an security account

Risk and Opportunity

Risk: Having security auditing in the same account as infrastructure and applications at the cloud provide might cause evil administrators (or threat actors taking over an account of an administrator) to alter evidence like audit logs.
Opportunity: Usage of a seperate account dedicated for security activities.

Additional Information

Usefulness and Requirements of this Activity

Usefullness: High
Required knowledge: Medium (two disciplines)
Required time: Low
Required resources (systems): Medium


ISO27001 2017