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AWS Security Essentials

Master AWS Security Essentials: Dive into AWS security principles, IAM, VPC security, data encryption, server and application security, and monitoring/logging. Learn best practices to ensure end-to-end security for your AWS environment.

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AWS Security Essentials

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Class Description


What you'll learn in this cybersecurity training:

Security On AWS starts with a deep dive into the fundamentals of the shared security responsibility model. You will then learn the basics of how to enable security, auditing, and compliance in AWS with the tools, services, and features it provides.

Moving on, you will learn about access control in AWS for all resources. You will also learn about the security of your network, servers, data and applications in the AWS cloud using native AWS security services.

By the end of this class, you will understand the complete AWS Security landscape, covering all aspects of end – to -end software and hardware security along with logging, auditing, and compliance of your IT environment in the AWS cloud.

Lastly, the class will wrap up with AWS best practices for security.

What You Will Learn:

  • Learn about AWS Identity Management and Access control
  • Gain the knowledge needed to create and secure your private network in AWS
  • Understand and secure your infrastructure in AWS
  • Understand monitoring, logging and auditing in AWS
  • Ensure Data Security in AWS
  • Explore AWS Security best practices

Course Outline

Overview of Security in AWS

  • AWS shared security responsibility model
  • AWS Security responsibilities
  • Customer security responsibilities
  • AWS account security features
  • AWS Security services
  • AWS Security resources
  • Summary

AWS Identity and Access Management

  • IAM features and tools
  • IAM Authentication
  • IAM Authorization
  • Passwords Policy
  • AWS credentials
  • IAM limitations
  • IAM best practices
  • Summary

AWS Virtual Private Cloud

  • VPC components
  • VPC features and benefits
  • VPC use cases
  • VPC security
  • Creating VPC
  • VPC limits
  • VPC best practices
  • Summary

Data Security in AWS

  • Encryption and decryption fundamentals
  • Securing data at rest
  • Securing data in transit
  • AWS CloudHSM
  • Amazon Macie
  • Summary

Securing Servers in AWS

  • EC2 Security best practices
  • EC2 Security
  • Amazon Inspector
  • AWS Shield
  • Summary
Securing Applications in AWS

  • AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Signing AWS API requests
  • Amazon Cognito
  • Amazon API Gateway
  • Summary

Monitoring in AWS

  • AWS CloudWatch
  • Monitoring Amazon EC2
  • Summary

Logging and Auditing in AWS

  • Logging in AWS
  • AWS CloudWatch Logs
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • Auditing in AWS
  • AWS Artifact
  • AWS Config
  • AWS Trusted Advisor
  • AWS Service Catalog
  • Summary

AWS Security Best Practices

  • Shared security responsibility model
  • IAM security best practices
  • VPC
  • Data security
  • Security of servers
  • Application security
  • Monitoring, logging, and auditing
  • Summary

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

Cancellation / Reschedule by Student

Because we must schedule rooms, ship course materials, assign instructors and provision computer resources well in advance, it is important students alert us ASAP with any cancel/reschedule requests.

Please note the following policies:

  • If requested 16 or more calendar days before the class
    • Cancellation requests made in this timeframe are eligible for refund less 5% cancellation fee.
    • Reschedule requests made in this timeframe will be accommodated if availability exists and will be processed at no additional charge.
  • If requested 15 calendar days or less before the class
    • Cancellation or Reschedule requests made by the student 15 calendar days or less before the class starts will be charged 100% the course fee and are not entitled to a refund.


  • If you are unable to attend your class, a substitute who meets the course prerequisites may attend in your place at no additional charge for the original class title, date and location. If you cannot find a substitute, you will be subject to the class cancellation policy.

Make-up Policy

Students are permitted one (1) Make-Up opportunity to attend an instructor-led class that was paid for but not previously attended for no additional charge.

  • Make-Up class registrations are subject to availability and are not entitled to refund.
  • Students may not reschedule a Make-up class registration.
  • Any no shows or cancellations forfeit their one Make-up opportunity.

Additionally, ONLC reserves the right to retire courses due to lack of demand. Retired classes are not available for Make-Up.

In the event that an instructor or the school needs to cancel at the last minute, students will receive a refund less a 5% non-refundable registration fee.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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