Alibaba Security & Monitoring

7m 35s

In this lesson, we'll take a look at the services available to help you secure and monitor your Alibaba cloud environment and also help you prepare for the security element of Alibaba's ACA exam. We'll start by looking at Alibaba Security Center and the features that it offers.

Next, we look at Alibaba's anti-DDoS service, including a brief overview of how it works, and what versions are available. Finally, we cover Cloud Monitor, a service that allows you to monitor your cloud resources and internet applications.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of Alibaba Security Center and its offerings
  • Learn about the anti-DDoS service and how it works to protect your Alibaba cloud environments from attack
  • Learn how to monitor your resources and applications with Alibaba Cloud Monitor

Intended Audience

  • Cloud architects
  • Security engineers
  • Anyone looking to secure their Alibaba Cloud infrastructure
  • Anyone studying for the ACA exam


To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of Alibaba cloud and cloud security in general.

About the Author
David Bedford, opens in a new tab
Principal Technical Learning Specialist - Cloud

David’s IT career started in 1990, when he took on the role of Database Administrator as a favor for his boss. He redirected his career into the Client Server side of Microsoft with NT4, and then progressed to Active Directory and each subsequent version of Microsoft Client/Server Operating Systems. In 2007 he joined QA as a Technical Trainer, and has delivered training in Server systems from 2003 to 2016 and Client systems from XP onwards. Currently, David is a Principal Technical Learning Specialist (Cloud), and delivers training in Azure Cloud Computing, specializing in Infrastructure Compute and Storage. David also delivers training in Microsoft PowerShell, and is qualified in the Alibaba Cloud Space.

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