Authorization Controls in AWS

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Authorization Controls in AWS
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Introduction
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AWS IAM
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Amazon S3
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Introduction
Overview
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
30m
Students
244
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Description

This course looks at some of the different methods that AWS implements to authorize access within your AWS account, whether this is a user requiring access to an AWS service, or a network packet trying to reach its destination.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how authorization is granted when working within your AWS account
  • Understand how S3 handles its own authorization mechanisms
  • Use network access control lists to authorize network packets to enter and leave different parts of your VPC
  • Learn how AWS security groups provide security at the protocol and port access level

Intended Audience

  • AWS Administrators
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Architects
  • Anyone looking to increase their knowledge of security and how authorization is governed within AWS

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course you should have a basic understanding of AWS IAM, Amazon S3, VPCs, and EC2, but this is not essential.

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course where I shall be looking at just some of the different methods that AWS implements to authorize access within your AWS account, whether this is a user requiring access to an AWS service, or a network packet trying to reach its destination.

My name is Stuart Scott, and I am the AWS content Director 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 created for those who are:

  • AWS Administrators
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Architects
  • And anyone who is looking to increase their knowledge of security and how authorization is governed within AWS

By the end of this course you will have a greater understanding of authorization controls across the following services and features:

  • AWS Identity & Access Management (IAM)
  • Amazon S3
  • Network Access Control Lists
  • Security Groups

To get the most out of this course you should have a basic understanding of AWS IAM, Amazon S3, VPCs and EC2, but this is not essential.

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 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 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 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.