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Security, Identity, and Compliance (CLF-C02)
Security, Identity, and Compliance (CLF-C02) - Introduction
Difficulty
Beginner
Duration
2h 24m
Students
14
Description

In this lesson of the Cloud Practitioner course, we introduce you to the various Security, Identity, and Compliance services currently available in AWS that are relevant to the CLF-C02 exam.

Objectives

  • Identify how to find compliance information within AWS
  • Understand the purpose of AWS user and identity management
  • Identify resources and capabilities for AWS network security
  • Understand how to evaluate the security of an AWS environment
  • Describe AWS services used to create a comprehensive security solution for web applications

Prerequisites

This lesson is designed for anyone who is new to cloud computing, so no prior experience with AWS is necessary. While it may be helpful to have a basic understanding of AWS and its services, as well as some exposure to AWS Cloud design, implementation, and operations, this is not required as all of the concepts we will introduce in this lesson will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.

Transcript

Hello, and welcome to this lesson on security, identity, and compliance in AWS, where we’re here to help you on your journey to prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

My name is Danny Jessee, and I am one of the trainers here at Cloud Academy, specializing in AWS – Amazon Web Services – and AWS certifications. In this lesson, the AWS team will be presenting a series of videos that introduce the various security, identity, and compliance services in AWS that may be covered on the exam. Feel free to contact me with any questions using the details shown on the screen, or you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com, where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This lesson is specifically curated to help you pass the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam and is ideal for anyone who is looking to learn about the various security, identity, and compliance services in AWS in preparation for the exam.

The objective of this lesson is to provide a high-level introduction to security, identity, and compliance services in AWS, including:

  • Finding compliance data with AWS Artifact;
  • Managing users, groups, and roles with AWS Identity and Access Management, or IAM; and
  • Evaluating the security of your AWS environment using AWS Trusted Advisor.

We’ll also introduce the AWS Web Application Firewall, or WAF, which, along with other services such as the AWS Firewall Manager and AWS Shield, can help you create a comprehensive security solution for your web applications.

Together with the other lessons in this course, we’ll cover all four domains from the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam guide and ensure that you are fully prepared to sit this exam.

This lesson is designed for anyone who is new to cloud computing, so no prior experience with AWS is necessary. While it may be helpful to have a basic understanding of AWS and its services, as well as some exposure to AWS Cloud design, implementation, and operations, this is not required as all of the concepts we will introduce in this lesson will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.

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