How IAM is used to securely manage access
Managing user identities with long term credentials in IAM
Managing access using IAM user groups & roles
Using IAM policies to define and manage permissions
AWS Web Application Firewall
AWS Firewall Manager
AWS Security Hub Overview
Other AWS Security Services
The course is part of this learning path
This course looks at the key Security services within AWS relevant to the Solution Architect associate exam. Core to security is Identity & Access Management, commonly referred to as IAM. This service manages identities and their permissions that are able to access your AWS resources and so understanding how this service works and what you can do with it will help you to maintain a secure AWS environment. IAM is an important service in ensuring your resources are secure.
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- Learn about identity and access management on AWS including users, groups & roles, IAM policies, MFA, identity federation, and cross-account access
- Learn the fundamentals of AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) including what it is, when to use it, how it works, and why use it
- Understand how to configure and monitor AWS WAF
- Learn about AWS Firewall Manager and its components
- Learn how to configure AWS Shield
- Learn the fundamentals of AWS Cognito
Hello, and welcome to this course on AWS security services, where we’re here to help you on your journey to prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification. Before we get started, I’d like to introduce myself. 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 course, the AWS team will be presenting a series of lectures that introduce the various security services currently available 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.
This course has been specifically curated to help you pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam and is ideal for anyone who is looking to learn more about the various security services in AWS in preparation for the exam. The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to the various security services in AWS and to introduce important security concepts, including how to manage users, groups, and roles with AWS Identity and Access Management, known as IAM.
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.
You’ll learn about the AWS Security Hub as well as many other AWS security services and their features, including Amazon Inspector, Amazon GuardDuty, and Amazon Macie. Finally, you’ll learn about Amazon Cognito, including Cognito User Pools and Identity Pools. And we’ll wrap up the course with an introduction to AWS Identity Federation and how it can be used to simplify access at scale.
Together with the other courses in this learning path, we’ll cover all of the key tools, technologies, and concepts from the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam guide and ensure that you are fully prepared to sit this exam.
The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification has been designed for anyone who has experience designing cloud solutions that use AWS services to meet current and future business requirements, as well as architectures that are secure, resilient, high-performing, and cost-optimized in accordance with the AWS Well-Architected Framework. All of the AWS Cloud concepts introduced in this course will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.
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