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As your organization develops, expands and continues to build more and more solutions within your AWS environment, it won't be too long before the need to implement multiple accounts arises. Running multiple accounts brings many benefits, but also some challenges as well. One of those challenges is how to manage, implement and monitor your resources for security threats, vulnerabilities and weaknesses both effectively and in a centralized manner for ease of operational support. This learning path will look at how to implement controls to resolve this challenge by analyzing some of the AWS services and features available to you to help you implement refined security controls across all of your accounts.  


  • Implementing cross-account access using IAM
  • Configuring GuardDuty to manage multiple accounts for threat detection
  • How to share CMKs across multiple accounts using KMS
  • How to share resources across multiple accounts using Resource Access Manager

Intended Audience

Due to the nature of the content involved, the courses within this learning path are recommended for those that already have a foundational understanding of AWS and security, in addition to a working knowledge of some of the AWS security services.  


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Stuart Scott
AWS Content Director
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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.