Designing Secure solutions in AWS - Level 1

AVG Duration3h


This learning path has been designed for those looking to enhance their skills to design secure solutions in AWS at an introductory level, specifically for those who have less than 6 months of active use on AWS working with security services. Using a combination of on-demand courses and hands-on labs you will be introduced to a number of different AWS services falling under the 'Security, Identity & Compliance' category of AWS. Using the new skills obtained from this learning path you will be able to effectively demonstrate an overall knowledge of how to secure solutions in AWS.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this learning path you will:

  • Understand the AWS shared responsibility model
  • Understand AWS access management capabilities to enforce security at different levels (IAM, AWS Organizations, Control Tower, Service Catalog, Amazon Cognito)
  • Understand where to find AWS compliance information (AWS Artifact)


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Training Content

Resource - Beginner - 10m
AWS Shared Responsibility Model
Understand where your security responsibility starts and ends with the shared responsibility models
Course - Beginner - 1h 34m
Designing Secure solutions in AWS - Level 1
This course covers the core learning objective to meet the requirements of the 'Designing Secure solutions in AWS - Level 1' skill
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Introduction to IAM
Learn how to create and manage IAM users, groups and policies to securely control access to AWS services and resources.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Manage Authentication with Amazon Cognito
Learn to use Amazon Cognito to manage User Pools, then authenticate against them with a basic web app that uses the AWS SDK. Get started today!
About the Author
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.