Introduction to IAM

Introduction to IAM

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As your organization grows, more and more people are going to need access to your cloud resources. The ability to create and assign granular permissions is crucial to ensure the safety of your data and to avoid unauthorized access to reserved information.

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is the AWS tool that gives you centralized control over your AWS resources. It allows you to create fine-grained policies using JSON syntax to grant unique privileges to each and every available resource. This course will tell you everything you need to know to get started hardening your infrastructure.

Who should take this course

As a beginner to intermediate course, you'll require no previous experience, nevertheless some knowledge of AWS and its main services (like EC2 and S3) would really help you better understanding the concepts you'll encounter. You may therefore want to check out our Introduction to AWS and some of our other AWS courses before tackling this tutorial.

As a follow up, check out our IAM questions. You will learn more about the topic both while answering and following through the associated documentation.

Do you have questions on this course? Contact our cloud experts in our community forum.

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