Logging and Security for Associate AWS Solutions Architects

By Julie Elkins

Learn AWS logging, monitoring, security and prepare to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) exam.

3 hours
  • 20 Lessons
  • 6 Hands-On Labs
  • 2 Course Quizzes

About the course

Welcome to the sixth and final course in the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification track: Logging and Security for Associate AWS Solutions Architects.

This course will focus on AWS logging, monitoring, and security, while helping you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02) exam. This course has been developed to provide you with the requisite knowledge to not only pass the AWS CSA-A certification exam but also gain the hands-on experience required to become a qualified AWS Solutions Architect working in a real-world environment.

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Getting Started 6:52

    Course Introduction and Course Scenario


    The Exam Blueprint

  • Chapter 2 11 Lessons Logging and Monitoring 6:01:25

    CloudWatch Overview


    CloudTrail Overview


    VPC Flow Logs Overview


    AWS Config Overview


    S3 Access Logs Overview


    Working with AWS VPC Flow Logs for Network Monitoring - 2020

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Setting up Automatic Resource Remediation with AWS Config

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Applying Disaster Recovery Techniques in AWS

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Using CloudWatch Dashboards to Monitor Resource Utilization

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Troubleshooting CloudTrail and S3 Logging Issues in AWS

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 Logging and Monitoring quiz

    45:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 8 Lessons Security 1:38:24

    Understanding Encryption Fundamentals


    Key Management Service (KMS) Overview


    AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store vs. AWS Secrets Manager


    CloudHSM Overview


    Firewalls and Proxy Servers Overview


    Web Application Firewall (WAF), GuardDuty, and AWS Shield Overview


    AWS Security Essentials - KMS Integration with S3

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    CSA SAA C02 Security section quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 1 Lesson Conclusion 3:00

    How to Prepare for the Exam


What you will need

  • Desire to learn! Also AWS experience, Certified Cloud Practitioner, or other AWS associate certifications may be beneficial

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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