AWS Governance & Compliance

Intermediate

LP Box Courses 5 Video Courses
LP Box quiz 3 Quiz sessions
LP Box Lab 2 Hands-on Labs
Duration 8h 20m
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Certificate 3519 students

Maintaining governance and compliance within the cloud is just as important as maintaining it on-premise.  Almost all organizations are required to meet specific regulations and specifications from both an internal and external perspective, which affect their IT solutions which must be monitored and implemented effectively. 

This compliance may include certification and regulations such as ISO, HIPPA or PCI DSS which often involve controls against security and data protection.

AWS provides a number of tools and services to help you implement, govern and control your environment to ensure you are able to confidently apply the relevant deployments, policies and procedures to adhere to any requirements needed.  

This AWS Governance & Compliance learning path has been designed to give you an understanding and an overview of Cloud governance and compliance within AWS and the Cloud.  It will look at governance, risk and compliance allowing you to understand what those three elements are defined as, before looking deeper into the different AWS services and how these can be utilized to help you maintain your AWS infrastructure based on those elements.

Instructors for this learning path:

Vish Chidambaram

  • Cloud Governance, Risk & Compliance

Andrew Templeton

  • Governance on AWS

Stuart Scott

  • AWS Config: An Introduction
  • AWS CloudTrail: An Introduction

Richard Augenti

  • Amazon Web Services Trusted Advisor

 

 

 

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In the last decade the nature and complexity of security attacks have increased tremendously. From simple attacks, which focused on hacking exposed web pages; we have evolved to stealthy attacks, which focus on the hacker staying hidden for years on end inside the victim’s network with the sole purpose of stealing data. To make matters worse, more and more companies have started to store their ...

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As companies move more and more mission-critical information and workloads onto the AWS cloud, DevOps Engineers need to implement more sophisticated and secure methods of managing data and processes. This course on Governance on AWS teaches skills to manage complexity and direction on increasingly large AWS cloud accounts and installations. Learn how to: - Model the resource governance and ...

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With the ever-changing nature of Cloud Computing in AWS, through the use of Auto Scaling, and self-healing architecture mechanisms, having visibility and awareness of your AWS resources is invaluable. It can be difficult to understand what your resources within your infrastructure looks like, for example: • Understanding what resources you have • Having an awareness of the status of resource ...

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Lab Overview AWS Config is a powerful tool in your security and governance toolkit. AWS Config can record and track changes to the configuration of many types of resources in AWS. Config Rules can be used to monitor compliance with your security and governance policies. You can leverage AWS Config managed rules to quickly get started with compliance checking of common policies. You are also able ...

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Any information that helps to secure your Cloud infrastructure is of significant use to security engineers and architects, with AWS CloudTrail you have the ability to capture all AWS API calls made by users and/or services. Whenever an API request is made within your environment AWS CloudTrail can track that request with a host of metadata and record it in a Log which is then sent to AWS S3 for ...

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About This Course: Trusted Advisor is an AWS support tool which assists with cost reduction, performance optimization, and security improvements. Trusted Advisor provides recommendations which are based on historical criteria from hundreds of thousands of servers throughout AWS infrastructure. This course will provide a good foundation to assist you with utilizing Trusted Advisor as a tool to ...

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Do you know what is going on within your AWS account? As deployments become increasingly complex and businesses allow developers more freedom to work with the AWS Cloud, understanding what users are doing becomes even more important. Governance on AWS is the practice of using AWS tools to ensure that the way AWS is used meets strategic goals for a company. More concretely, this usually refers to ...
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