Overview

A CloudWatch Alarm that triggers if a root user uses the account.

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AWSTemplateFormatVersion: '2010-09-09'
Description: ''
Resources:
  SnsTopic:
    Type: 'AWS::SNS::Topic'
    Properties:
      Subscription:
        - Endpoint: email@example.com
          Protocol: email
      TopicName: alarm-action
  CloudWatchAlarm:
    Type: 'AWS::CloudWatch::Alarm'
    Properties:
      AlarmName: root_account_login
      AlarmDescription: A CloudWatch Alarm that triggers if a root user uses the account.
      MetricName: RootUserEventCount
      Namespace: CloudTrailMetrics
      Statistic: Sum
      Period: '60'
      EvaluationPeriods: '1'
      Threshold: '1'
      ComparisonOperator: GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold
      AlarmActions:
        - Ref: SnsTopic
      TreatMissingData: notBreaching
  MetricFilter:
    Type: 'AWS::Logs::MetricFilter'
    Properties:
      LogGroupName: ''
      FilterPattern: >-
        { ($.userIdentity.type = "Root") && ($.userIdentity.invokedBy NOT
        EXISTS) && ($.eventType != "AwsServiceEvent") }
      MetricTransformations:
        - MetricValue: '1'
          MetricNamespace: CloudTrailMetrics
          MetricName: RootUserEventCount
Parameters: {}
Metadata: {}
Conditions: {}

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Sources and Documentation

Configuration Source: AWS Quickstart

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