Course Number: AWS-124

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

AWS Security Training Overview

This Security Engineering on AWS training course teaches attendees how to use AWS security services to secure their AWS Cloud environments. Attendees explore the security features of key AWS services, including compute, storage, networking, and database services. In addition, they learn how to leverage AWS services and tools for automation, continuous monitoring and logging, and responding to security incidents.

Accelebrate is an AWS Training Partner (ATP) and this hands-on official AWS Classroom Training course is taught by an accredited Amazon Authorized Instructor (AAI).

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Cloud courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Identify security benefits and responsibilities of using the AWS Cloud
  • Build secure application infrastructures
  • Protect applications and data from common security threats
  • Perform and automate security checks
  • Configure authentication and permissions for applications and resources
  • Monitor AWS resources and respond to incidents
  • Capture and process logs
  • Create and configure automated and repeatable deployments with tools such as AMIs and AWS CloudFormation

Prerequisites

All students should have:

Outline

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Security on AWS
  • Security in the AWS cloud
  • AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  • Incident response overview
  • DevOps with Security Engineering
Identifying Entry Points on AWS
  • Identify the different ways to access the AWS platform
  • Understanding IAM policies
  • IAM Permissions Boundary
  • IAM Access Analyzer
  • Multi-factor authentication
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • Cross-account access
Security Considerations: Web Application Environments
  • Threats in a three-tier architecture
  • Common threats: user access
  • Common threats: data access
  • AWS Trusted Advisor
Application Security
  • Amazon Machine Images
  • Amazon Inspector
  • AWS Systems Manager
  • Using AWS Systems Manager and Amazon Inspector
Data Security
  • Data protection strategies
  • Encryption on AWS
  • Protecting data at rest with Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB
  • Protecting archived data with Amazon S3 Glacier
  • Amazon S3 Access Analyzer
  • Amazon S3 Access Points
Securing Network Communications
  • Amazon VPC security considerations
  • Amazon VPC Traffic Mirroring
  • Responding to compromised instances
  • Elastic Load Balancing
  • AWS Certificate Manager
Monitoring and Collecting Logs on AWS
  • Amazon CloudWatch and CloudWatch Logs
  • AWS Config
  • Amazon Macie
  • Amazon VPC Flow Logs
  • Amazon S3 Server Access Logs
  • ELB Access Logs
  • Monitor and Respond with AWS Config
Processing Logs on AWS
  • Amazon Kinesis
  • Amazon Athena
  • Web Server Log Analysis
Security Considerations: Hybrid Environments
  • AWS Site-to-Site and Client VPN connections
  • AWS Direct Connect
  • AWS Transit Gateway
Out-Of-Region Protection
  • Amazon Route 53
  • AWS WAF
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • AWS Shield
  • AWS Firewall Manager
  • DDoS mitigation on AWS
Security Considerations: Serverless Environments
  • Amazon Cognito
  • Amazon API Gateway
  • AWS Lambda
Threat Detection and Investigation
  • Amazon GuardDuty
  • AWS Security Hub
  • Amazon Detective
Secrets Management on AWS
  • AWS KMS
  • AWS CloudHSM
  • AWS Secrets Manager
  • Using AWS KMS
Automation and Security by Design
  • AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS Service Catalog
  • Security automation on AWS with AWS Service Catalog
Account Management and Provisioning on AWS
  • AWS Organizations
  • AWS Control Tower
  • AWS SSO
  • AWS Directory Service
  • Federated Access with ADFS

Training Materials

All AWS training students will receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

A modern web browser and an Internet connection free of restrictive firewalls, so that the student can connect by SSH or Remote Desktop (RDP) into AWS virtual machines.



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