EFS File System not Encrypted

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April 21, 2022

An Elastic File System (EFS) file system is unencrypted. EFS file systems should be encrypted-at-rest to prevent unauthorized access to the data that resided in the file system. An unencrypted EFS file system stores data in plain text, allowing an attacker to access plaintext data on a compromised file system. EFS file systems should be encrypted.