Securing Network Connectivity With Encryption

2m 4s

In this lesson, we work with and discuss the use of encryption across different network connectivity options, specifically the use of encryption in transit.

Learning Objectives

  • Encryption for data in transit using VPN and Direct Connect connections
  • Using IPsec security to configure encryption

Intended Audience

  • Those studying for the AWS Networking Specialty certification
  • Those studying for the AWS Solutions Architect certification


  • Be familiar with AWS services such as AWS Managed VPNs and Direct Connect (DX)
About the Author
Mike Brown, opens in a new tab
Cloud Specialist Instructor

Mike has worked in IT since 1997, specializing in networking, storage, and architecture. He's been in cloud computing for the last 8 years, working across several cloud platforms but specializing in AWS. He's been involved in many cloud projects over the years covering migrations, hybrid connectivity, security optimization, networking, and storage architecture.

He gained his first training qualification in 1998 and, about 3 years ago, became an AWS Authorized Champion Instructor. He's delivered AWS cloud courses across Europe for a range of clients, with a focus on Architecture, Security, and Networking. He currently holds certifications for the four biggest cloud vendors, including the AWS Solutions Architect Professional, AWS DevOps Engineer, and AWS Advanced Networking specialty certifications.

He lives in the North of England with his wife Frances and their dog Inca.

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