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Advanced Learning for AWS

I posted a quick answer to a question on the AWS subreddit the other day that got a lot of imaginary internet points (aka. upvotes), so thought I'd spend a bit more time and share all the sources I use

AWS IAM Access Analyzer Policy Validation Checks

While I found the recently announced list of checks that IAM Access Analyzer performs on your policies buried deep in the documentation, it wasn't as easy to navigate as I would've liked. Here's the full list of the check names,

AWS IAM:PassRole explained

A common point of confusion when getting started with AWS IAM, and when trying to implement "least privileges" on IAM is the message "is not authorized to perform: iam:PassRole on resource". Usually this refers to "User" or "CloudFormation" as

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