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Security Best Practices when Working with AWS Databases

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Security Best Practices for AWS Databases
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Course Introduction
PREVIEW1m 20s
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Best Practices
PREVIEW11m 38s
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Wrap Up
1m 38s

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Course Introduction
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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration15m
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Description

This course explores the security best practices when working with AWS databases, specifically looking at RDS and DynamoDB with some extra content related to Aurora. If you have any feedback relating to this course, feel free to get in touch with us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize common security vulnerabilities in regards to DynamoDB and RDS
  • Recommend ways to resolve these security issues as well as understand some best practices that will help create secure architectures for your database

Intended Audience

This course is recommended for anywho who is looking to broaden and reinforce their AWS security understanding, or anyone who is interested in creating secure databases in general.

Prerequisites

To get the most from this course, you should have a good understanding of cloud computing, preferably with Amazon Web Services and you should be able to deploy and manage either RDS or DynamoDB databases on a basic level.

Transcript

Hello, my name is Will Meadows and today we will be talking about security best practices when working with AWS databases. Specifically looking at RDS and DynamoDB with some extra content related to Aurora.

If you have any questions about anything I cover in this series please let me know at will.meadows@cloudacademy.com

Alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com and one of our cloud experts will reply to your question, concern, or comment. 

This course is recommended for anywho who is looking to broaden and reinforce their AWS security understanding, or anyone who is interested in creating secure databases in general.

After finishing this lesson you will be able to recognize common security vulnerabilities in regards to DynamoDB and RDS.

You will be able to recommend ways to resolve these security issues as well as understand some best practices that will help create secure architectures for your database.

You should have a good understanding of cloud computing, in general, preferably with Amazon Web Services.  You should be able to deploy and manage either RDS or DynamoDB databases on a basic level.

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy is valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could send an email to support@cloudacademy.com.

Please note that, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate.  AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services.

As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time.  Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. 

So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com.  This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

 

About the Author

William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.