The Difference Between Authentication, Authorization, and Access Control in AWS

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This lesson explores the differences between authentication, authorization, and access control in order to control access to your cloud resources effectively and with the appropriate level of security.

Learning Objectives

  • Clear up any confusion surrounding authentication, authorization, and access control
  • Learn how to use them to manage the security of your AWS resources

Intended Audience

This lesson is ideal for anyone who wants to enhance their understanding of security in AWS.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson you should already have a foundational understanding of AWS and basic security concepts.

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