AWS Security Essentials

By Tia Williams

Preparation for prospective students who are in search of a more security-minded architecture within AWS.

11 hours
  • 49 Lessons
  • 6 Hands-On Labs

About the course

This course prepares prospective student for a more security-minded architecture within AWS. In addition, you will find that the subjects and materials covered within this course will also equip students with the knowledge and hands-on experience to various AWS services dealing with encryption, monitoring, and auditing.

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons 1. Introduction 11:08

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    About the Author

    2:10

    Course Tools

    3:43

    AWS Free Tier: Usage Tracking and Billing Widget

    3:56
  • Chapter 2 3 Lessons 2. Secure Global Infrastructure and Compliance 21:08

    Regions, Availability Zones, and Endpoints

    8:45

    VPC Endpoints

    8:33

    IAM and Compliance

    3:50
  • Chapter 3 2 Lessons 3. Shared Responsibility and Trusted Advisor 10:41

    Shared Responsibility Model

    5:41

    Trusted Advisor

    5:00
  • Chapter 4 6 Lessons 4. Identity and Access Management (IAM) 48:08

    Root User

    8:13

    Users and Groups

    10:34

    Roles

    13:24

    Policies

    10:01

    Visual Editor for Policy Creation

    2:02

    Access Advisor

    3:54
  • Chapter 5 4 Lessons 5. Encryption Essentials 20:46

    Symmetric and Asymmetric Encryption

    8:20

    HSM and KMS

    10:15

    New Lab System Walkthrough

    2:11

    AWS Security Essentials - KMS Integration with S3

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 7 Lessons 6. OS-Level Access 47:30

    Overview and SSH

    9:56

    Bastion Host

    2:07

    Linux Example

    16:05

    Windows Remote Desktop Example

    7:17

    Windows Bash Example

    7:23

    Windows PuTTY Example

    4:42

    AWS Security Essentials - Securing Connections with a Bastion Host

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 7 6 Lessons 7. Data Security 28:03

    Securing Data at Rest: S3 and Glacier

    10:04

    Securing Data at Rest: EBS and RDS

    5:43

    Securing Data at Rest: DynamoDB and EMR

    4:38

    Decommissioning Data and Media

    2:42

    Securing Data in Transit

    4:56

    AWS Security Essentials - VPC Endpoints and Securing S3

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 8 4 Lessons 8. OS Security 30:53

    Custom AMIs and Bootstrapping

    12:27

    AWS Systems Manager- Patching/Automation

    14:36

    Mitigating Malware and Abuse

    3:50

    Preparing an Instance for a Custom AMI

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 9 6 Lessons 9. Infrastructure Security 40:47

    VPC Security

    8:43

    Network Segmentation

    13:31

    Strengthening and Threat Protection Layer

    7:51

    Testing and Measurement

    2:39

    AWS Web Application Firewall and Shield

    8:03

    AWS Security Essentials - Network Segmentation Lab

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 10 6 Lessons 10. Monitoring, Alerting , and Auditing 23:49

    Monitoring Basics

    3:40

    AWS Config

    5:56

    AWS Systems Manager- Inventory and Insights

    4:17

    AWS Inspector

    5:52

    AWS GuardDuty

    4:04

    AWS Security Essentials - Using Config to Audit Resources

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 11 1 Lesson Conclusion 0:43

    Thank You and Next Steps

    0:43

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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