Public S3 Bucket access can be blocked at the account level within an AWS account, preventing any individual S3 bucket from being created with public access.

Enabling all 4 options will deny public access to any existing or newly created S3 buckets.


  1. Browse to S3 Console within the AWS account
  2. Select "Block Public Access settings for this account"
  3. Edit
  4. "Block all public access" → On
  5. Save