AWS Accounts

Are AWS account IDs sensitive information?

By Corey Quinn

One of the often-debated questions in AWS is whether AWS account IDs are sensitive information or not and the question has been oddly-difficult to answer definitively. AWS is extremely clear that you should not share passwords to your account with others. They’ve also been clear that things like EC2 instance IDs, S3 bucket names, and […]

The Post AWS’s Billing Team Could Have Written But Didn’t

By Corey Quinn

The idea of having multiple AWS accounts in your organization broken out not just by team but also by cost center isn’t the terrible idea that some people (including me until a year or two ago!) tend to assume it is. Permit me to explain why.