cloudtrail-security-trail-enabled - AWS Config


Checks that there is at least one AWS 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

AWS Region: All supported AWS regions



AWS CloudFormation template

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