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Introduction

The course is part of these learning paths

Certified Developer—Associate Certification for AWS
course-steps 14 lab-steps 15 quiz-steps 18
Fundamentals of AWS
course-steps 6 certification 3 lab-steps 6
Solutions Architect—Associate Certification for AWS (2016)
course-steps 9 lab-steps 13 quiz-steps 12
SysOps Administrator—Associate Certification for AWS
course-steps 14 lab-steps 18 quiz-steps 13

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DifficultyBeginner
Duration1h 16m
Students6757

Description

This course is an introduction to AWS security. During this course, we will get started on the most important topics by covering the AWS Shared Responsibility model, the AWS Acceptable Use policy, and penetration testing rules. We will then explore each of the services in the security and identity category. Besides the most obvious of those, Identity and Access Management (IAM), we will also learn about AWS Directory Service, the brand new Inspector service (which is still in preview mode), the recently announced Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Microsoft AD, an Enterprise-level domain hosted in the cloud. Also, we will take a quick look at the most basic security best practices that we need to be aware of when working with AWS.

There are no big pre-requisites for this course, you just need to have general IT knowledge and some basic understanding of AWS. If you don't yet feel confident enough on AWS to tackle this, you should take a look at the AWS Fundamentals Learning Path prior to getting started.

After taking this course you should be able to identify who is responsible for what in the AWS cloud and describe all the services in the security and identity category.

If you have thoughts or suggestions for this course, please contact Cloud Academy at support@cloudacademy.com.

About the Author

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Andrew is an AWS certified professional who is passionate about helping others learn how to use and gain benefit from AWS technologies. Andrew has worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.  His favorite Amazon leadership principle is "Customer Obsession" as everything AWS starts with the customer. Passions around work are cycling and surfing, and having a laugh about the lessons learnt trying to launch two daughters and a few start ups.