Using AWS Firewall Manager to Centrally Manage Firewall Rules with Multiple Accounts

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This lesson explores how to use the AWS Firewall Manager to manage firewall rules across multiple AWS accounts, with the help of AWS Organizations.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what Firewall Manager is and the service that it provides
  • Learn the prerequisites required for using the service
  • Understand the different Firewall Manager policies supported
  • Learn how to configure a number of different policies

Intended Audience

  • Security architects who are responsible for mitigating risks and exposures to AWS resources and applications
  • Anyone who requires a deeper understanding of AWS Firewall Manager in preparation for an AWS certification


To get the most out of this lesson, it would be beneficial to have a basic understanding of the following services:

  • AWS Web Application Firewall service
  • AWS Organizations
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • Amazon VPC Security Groups
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