AWS Security Essentials

Learn fundamental AWS Cloud security concepts

AWS Security Essentials 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, this course teaches where in the AWS Cloud you are responsible for implementing security. You’ll also learn what security-oriented services are available to you, as well as why and how the security services can help meet the security needs of your organization.

This course enables you to dive deep, ask questions, work through solutions, and get feedback from AWS-accredited instructors with deep technical knowledge. This fundamental-level course is part of the AWS Training and Certification Security learning path.

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Identify security benefits and responsibilities when using the AWS Cloud
  • Describe the access control and management features of AWS
  • Understand the different data encryption methods to secure sensitive data
  • Describe how to secure network access to your AWS resources
  • Determine which AWS services can be used for security logging and monitoring

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • IT business-level professionals interested in cloud security practices
  • Security professionals with minimal working knowledge of AWS 

Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
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Course Overview

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Course Modality
Classroom (virtual or in person)

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Course Level
Foundational

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Course Time
1 day

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Course Language
English