This course covers fundamental AWS cloud security concepts, including AWS access control, data encryption methods, and how network access to your AWS infrastructure can be secured. Based on the AWS Shared Security Model, you learn where you are responsible for implementing security in the AWS Cloud and what security-oriented services are available to you and why and how the security services can help meet the security needs of your organization.


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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will learn how to:

Identify security benefits and responsibilities of using the AWS Cloud
Describe the access control and management features of AWS
Explain the available methods for providing encryption of data in transit and data at rest when storing your data in AWS.
Describe how to secure network access to your AWS resources
Determine which AWS services can be used for monitoring and incident response

  • Security on AWS

  • Security design principles in the AWS Cloud
    AWS Shared Responsibility Model

  • Security OF the Cloud

  • AWS Global Infrastructure
    Data center security
    Compliance and governance

  • Security IN the Cloud – Part 1

  • Identity and access management
    Data protection essentials
    Lab 01 – Introduction to security policies

  • Security IN the Cloud – Part 2

  • Securing your infrastructure
    Monitoring and detective controls
    Lab 02 – Securing VPC resources with Security Groups

  • Security IN the Cloud – Part 3

  • DDoS mitigation
    Incident response essentials
    Lab 03 – Remediating issues with AWS Config Conformance Packs

  • Course Wrap Up

  • AWS Well-Architected tool overview
    Next Steps


This course is intended for Security IT business-level professionals interested in cloud security practices, Security professionals with minimal to no working knowledge of AWS.




We recommend that attendees of this course have: Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts Familiarity with cloud computing concepts


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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