4 tips about how to secure root account
The first thing you get when you jump in to any cloud is a root account. This is such a key element that we are also publishing our first post to highlight some policies about how to secure it.
The list of what to do with a root account may slightly differ from company to company or among different cloud services providers. However, there is a major rule of thumb, the importance of which you should never underestimate:
The idea behind this principle can be explained by making an analogy from public key infrastructure (PKI) terminology. Best practices for root certificate authority (Root CA) might reflect what you have to do with your root account.
So, here are the simple steps you should walk through once you obtain your root account: