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Sharing Secrets Between Multiple Accounts Using AWS Secrets Manager

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Security - Specialty Certification Preparation for AWS
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Description

This course covers how you can share secrets, such as database API keys and database credentials, between different AWS accounts through the use of resource-based policies and AWS Secrets Manager. It explains the key aspects of the service before moving onto a real-world demonstration on the AWS platform to show you how it all works.

If you have any feedback, queries, or questions related to this course, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Intended Audience

This course has been created for those who are responsible for managing security and credentials within AWS, and for those wanting to architect the removal of hardcoded passwords and keys from applications and services. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will understand how to securely allow multiple identities in multiple AWS accounts to access secrets from within another AWS account using AWS secrets manager and resource-based policies.

Prerequisites

To get the most from this course, you should be familiar with JSON policies and their syntax, and the basic concepts of the Key Management Service, IAM, and the AWS CLI.

Transcript

Hello and welcome. In this course, I will be explaining how you can share secrets such as database API keys and database credentials between different AWS accounts through the use of resource-based policies and AWS Secrets Manager.

My name is Stuart Scott and if you have any questions, please reach out to me using the details shown on-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 responsible for managing security and credentials within AWS, specifically if you're trying to architect the removal of hard-coded passwords and keys from applications and services. By the end of this course, you'll understand how to securely allow identities in multiple AWS accounts to access secrets from within another AWS account using AWS Secrets Manager and resource-based policies. To get the most from this course, you should be familiar with JSON policies and their syntax and the basic concepts of the Key Management Service, IAM, and the AWS CLI. Okay, let's get started.

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 centre and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 60++ courses relating to Cloud, most within the AWS category with a heavy focus on security and compliance

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.