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Using AWS Trusted Advisor to Follow and Implement Best Practices

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Description

This course looks at how you can use AWS Trusted Advisor to help you follow and implement some best practices and recommendations across your AWS environment within your organization. We'll cover the Trusted Advisor console, and how to use the service to enhance your AWS resources, account, and infrastructure.

If you have any feedback relating to this course, feel free to contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

In this course, you will learn:

  • The purpose and benefits of Trusted Advisor
  • How to navigate the Trusted Advisor Console
  • How to use Trusted Advisor to optimize your AWS resources and account
  • How to take actionable steps with Trusted Advisor to improve your AWS infrastructure

Intended Audience

  • Security Professionals & Security Auditors
  • Systems Engineers and Administrators
  • Compliance Managers

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have a basic understanding of some of the core services, such as IAM.

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course which will look at how you can use AWS Trusted Advisor to help you follow and implement some best practices and recommendations across your AWS environment with your organization.

Before we start I’d like to introduce myself, my name is Stuart Scott, and I am the AWS content and security lead here at Cloud Academy.  Feel free to connect with me to ask any questions using the details shown on the screen, alternatively you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an e-mail to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course has been designed for those who might be in one of the following roles:

  • Security Professionals & Security Auditors
  • Systems Engineers and Administrators
  • Compliance Managers
  • Anyone looking to learn to become AWS certified

There are a number of learning objectives to this course, you will understand:

  • The purpose and benefits of Trusted Advisor
  • How to navigate the Trusted Advisor Console
  • How to use Trusted Advisor to optimize your AWS resources and account
  • How to take actionable steps with Trusted Advisor to improve your AWS infrastructure

As a prerequisite to this course, I recommend that you have a basic understanding of some of the core services, such as IAM.  This is because AWS Trusted Advisor provides recommendations and best practices across a range of other AWS services.

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy is valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could contact support@cloudacademy.com.

Please note that, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate.  AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services.

As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time. Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. 

So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com. This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

Thank you! 

 

About the Author
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Stuart Scott
AWS Content & Security Lead
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 90+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 100,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.