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AWS Shared Responsibility Model

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DevOps Engineer – Professional Certification Preparation for AWS
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SysOps Administrator – Associate Certification Preparation for AWS
course-steps 34 certification 5 lab-steps 30 quiz-steps 4 description 5
Fundamentals of AWS
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The AWS Shared Responsibility Model dictates which security controls are AWS’s responsibility, and which are yours. In short, you decide how you want your resources to sit ‘in’ the cloud (in other words, how much access you choose to give to and from your resources), while AWS guarantees the global security ‘of’ the Cloud. This blog post dives into the different models available and the role and responsibilities within them.


Shared Responsibility Model.pdf