Amazon Web Services - Key Management Service (KMS)

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About this Course

KMS stands for Key Management Service. KMS is a service provided by and managed by AWS. The service allows you to easily encrypt your data with protected keys that cannot be exposed to anyone in plain text. The service is regionally based across all AZs in the region making it highly available with full auditing functions to encrypt your data at AWS and within your applications.

In this course you will learn:

The basics of KMS
What it will cost to implement
How to implement a key and encrypt data
Which services can be used with KMS
Other uses for KMS

We'll demonstrate the following:

Making a CMK
Encrypting EBS volumes
Encrypting S3 objects
Encrypting RDS storage
Auditing the use of encryption

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