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Evaluating Network Security With Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer

Up to 45m
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Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer is a security analysis service that helps you improve the security and compliance of your AWS resources. This service analyzes all network traffic within your VPCs to provide you with visibility into traffic flows and detect unintended access. It can also help you identify overly permissive security group rules and network access control lists (ACLs).

In this lab, you will enable Network Access Analyzer and create a scope to analyze network traffic in a VPC.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this beginner-level lab, you will be able to:

  • Analyze a Network Access Analyzer finding
  • Create a Network Access Analyzer scope

Intended audiences

  • Candidates for the AWS Certified Security - Specialty Certification
  • Cloud Engineers


Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:

About the author

Jun Fritz, opens in a new tab
Cloud Labs Developer
Learning paths

Jun is a Cloud Labs Developer with previous experience as a Software Engineer and Cloud Developer. He holds the AWS Certified Solutions Architect and DevOps Engineer Professional certifications. He also holds the AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Developer, and SysOps Administrator Associate certifications. 

Jun is focused on giving back to the growing cloud community by sharing his knowledge and experience with students and creating engaging content. 

Covered topics

Lab steps

Logging In to the Amazon Web Services Console
Exploring Network Access Analyzer Findings
Creating a Network Access Analyzer Scope
Addressing Network Access Analyzer Findings