Managed DDoS protection with AWS Shield
In this lesson, we shall be looking at how AWS Shield can be used to protect your infrastructure from DDoS attacks.
By the end of this lesson, you will have an understanding of:
- What a DDoS attack is
- The common types of DDoS attacks
- What AWS Shield is and the features that it offers
- The difference between AWS Shield Standard and AWS Shield Advanced
- Those who are responsible for securing infrastructure and resources, such as security architects and system administrators
- Anyone looking to become certified in AWS
- You should have a basic understanding of AWS networking and security
Hello and welcome to this course where I shall be looking at how AWS Shield can be used to protect your infrastructure from DDoS attacks.
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 email@example.com where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.
This course would be advantageous to those who are responsible for securing infrastructure and resources, such as security architects and system administrators. This would also be useful for anyone looking to become certified in AWS.
By the end of this course, you will have an understanding of:
What a DDoS attack is
The common types of DDoS attacks
What AWS Shield is and the features that it offers
The difference between AWS Shield Standard and AWS Shield Advanced
To get the most out of this course you should have a basic understanding of AWS networking and security.
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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.
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