Implementing AWS Organizations

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This lesson explores the AWS Organizations service, and in particular how you can use Service Control Policies to help you centrally manage and control the highest level of security permissions within your AWS accounts in which they are associated to.

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Learning Objectives

  • To gain a high-level understanding of AWS Organizations
  • To understand how service control policies can play an integral part in your multi-account security strategy

Intended Audience

This lesson has been designed for those who are responsible for managing and maintaining the overall security of multiple AWS accounts.


This is an intermediate-level lesson on AWS Organizations and requires you to have some basic knowledge of IAM and JSON policies.  Any previous experience or exposure to AWS Organizations would also be advantageous, but not essential.

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