The course is part of these learning paths
Security - Specialty Certification Preparation for AWS
Solutions Architect – Associate Certification Preparation for AWS - Feb 2018
AWS Security Services
AWS Access & Key Management Security
DevOps Engineer – Professional Certification Preparation for AWS
Key Management Service
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
About the Author
Tom an active AWS Consultant creating and deploying AWS solutions for over five years. He has worked on numerous projects that involve everything from small lean startups on a tight budget to massive commercial Enterprises that have large-scale budgets with large-scale requirements that must be met even no matter the cost. Tom has worked for several of our United States government agencies taking the agencies to the cloud by migrating solutions from on-premise data centers to the AWS cloud in a secure solution while reducing their overall cost to operate and maintain the solution.
Personally Tom spends his available time riding his bicycle, sampling a good wine or two, enjoying a good meal and watching Formula One races.