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Intrusion Detection and Prevention on Amazon Web Services

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Course Description:

In this course we will discuss the fundamentals of Intrusion Detection and Prevention on Amazon Web Services. We will explore the difference between IDS and IPS, and the difference between host-based Intrusion Prevention, and Network based Intrusion prevention. We’ll also discuss the various AWS architectures, how do you place an IPS, how do you write rules, how do you respond to the incidents that have been detected, and finally the partner solutions available for intrusion prevention with Amazon web services.

Intended audience:

  • This course is for developers or operations engineers looking to deploy security solutions applications in production AWS platform
  • People studying for the AWS Security Specialty Certification exam

Pre-requisites:

  • Implementation experience with enterprise security packages
  • Familiarity with industry compliance and security standards including PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and NIST
  • Experience on architectures meeting industry standards such as SAS70, SOC1, FISMA etc.
  • Fundamental understanding of TCP/IP protocols and packet analysis

Learning objectives:

  • Recognize and explain the basics of Intrusion detection/prevention
  • Recognize and explain best practices in designing intrusion detection/prevention architecture
  • Recognize and explain the different types of rules that can be written
  • Recognize and explain core concepts of Incident response
  • Recognize and be able to implement how to go about writing rules
  • Gain an introduction to the various partner solutions available for IDS/IPS on AWS

This Course Includes:

35 minutes of high-definition video.

What You'll Learn:

  • Course Intro: What to expect from this course:
  • Fundamentals of Intrusion Detection and Preventions: In this lesson we’ll define intrusion detection, and discuss AWS responsibility for security in the cloud, firewalls, and alerts.
  • IDS/IPS in Detail: In this lesson we’ll dig deeper into the system architecture associated with IDS/IPS.
  • Rule Writing: In this lesson we’ll go through rule options.
  • Responding to Incidents: In this lesson we’ll look at how incidents are detected and the process for responding to them.
  • Architecting IDS/IPS for AWS: In this lesson we’ll look at the various flavors of AWS architectures available and how we will architect the location and the placement of IDS and IPS devices in these architectures.
  • Administering and Managing the IDS/IPS: In this lesson we’ll spend some time talking about some best practices in administering and managing your IDS and IPS.
  • Partner Solutions: In this lesson we’ll look at the partners who offer IPS.
  • Conclusion: A summary and review of what you have learned.

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