AWS Security

The public cloud is very secure, but even the most impregnable fortress can be infiltrated. An unseen backdoor, an unwatched gate, a secret passage can lead to a data breach. Those brave enough to follow the Security Path will learn to defend their clouds through secure protocols, data encryption, specialized data classifications and best practices, including how to navigate between cost, security, and complexity.

Not sure where to start? We’ll guide you through the exact skills you need to gain to progress from novice to guru across a variety of cloud specialties.

These paths are flexible, so you can hop in where you’re comfortable and start at the appropriate level, whether you’re a total novice or looking to take your skills to the next level. And as with all ACG learning, there’s a major focus on gaining practical experience through Hands-on Labs.

course: Introduction to AWS
video: How to create and sign up for an AWS account
course: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Concepts
video: What is CLI?
video: CLI Basics Part 1
video: CLI Basics Part 2
course: AWS Certification Preparation Guide
course: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01)
video: #101 – Amazon Macie
video: #107 – Amazon GuardDuty
course: Introduction to AWS CloudFormation
course: Introduction to Amazon RDS
course: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA-C02)
course: S3 Masterclass
video: #109 – Your Very Own API
course: AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
course: Mastering the AWS Well-Architected Framework
course: AWS Cloud Services and Infrastructure – Cost Optimization Deep Dive
course: Serverless Concepts
course: Manage and Deploy Code with AWS Developer Tools (Legacy)
video: #109 – AWS Systems Manager Session Manager
course: AWS Certified Security – Specialty 2020
course: Event Driven Security
course: AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty 2020
course: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional 2020
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
  • AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty

Learn by Doing

Our learn-by-doing method gets you hands-on with the cloud, so you can build practical experience that sticks.
85% of our learners say they retain more when they learn by doing.


Cloud Playground

Learn by doing with live Cloud Playground AWS, Azure and GCP sandboxes. Cloud along with courses, test ideas, and prep for exams.


Practice Exams

Pass on the first try. Prep for certifications with practice exams that mimic the real thing. And get personalized pointers on how to improve.


Hands-on Labs

Learn new skills faster and get your hands cloudy with thousands of real, guided labs on all things cloud from novice to guru.

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