cloudtrail-security-trail-enabled - Amazon Config
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Checks that there is at least one Amazon CloudTrail trail defined with security best practices. This rule is COMPLIANT if there is at least one trail that meets all of the following:

  • records global service events

  • is a multi-region trail

  • has Log file validation enabled

  • encrypted with a KMS key

  • records events for reads and writes

  • records management events

  • does not exclude any management events

This rule is NON_COMPLIANT if no trails meet all of the criteria mentioned above.


Trigger type: Periodic

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions



Amazon CloudFormation template

To create Amazon Config managed rules with Amazon CloudFormation templates, see Creating Amazon Config Managed Rules With Amazon CloudFormation Templates.