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Introduction

The course is part of these learning paths

Security - Specialty Certification Preparation for AWS

course-steps 22 certification 1 lab-steps 11

AWS Security Services

course-steps 9 certification 1 lab-steps 4 quiz-steps 5

Contents

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Introduction
1
Introduction2m 46s
AWS WAF
2
What is AWS WAF & what does it do? 7m 18s
3
When and why should you use AWS WAF?3m 52s
Demonstration
4
Configuring AWS WAF11m 24s
AWS WAF Operations
5
Monitoring3m
6
Service Limitations1m 55s
7
AWS WAF working with AWS CloudFront3m 12s
8
Automation2m 42s
9
Pricing2m 30s
Summary
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Summary2m 50s
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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration41m
Students721

Description

Security is one of the hottest topics within the cloud industry right now, mostly due to uncertainty and a lack of understanding when it comes to knowing how to secure the cloud really is. With this in mind, public cloud vendors focus massive effort and resources into security, resulting in additional levels of security at all layers within their cloud architecture.

This made way for the development of the AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) service which was launched at Re:Invent in October 2015.

This course looks at all the elements of AWS Web Application Firewall from a beginners introduction to the service from what it is and when to use it within your environment, to how it can be used in conjunction with other services like AWS CloudWatch and AWS Lambda to help with automation of your security.

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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 more recently cloud architecture and implementation.

He is a Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP), with his latest achievements gained within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) field.

He currently holds the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification as well as accreditations as an AWS Business and Technology Professional and in TCO and Cloud Economics.

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.