AWS-SEC-ESS - AWS Security Essentials (AWS-SEC-ESS)

This course 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, you learn where you are responsible for implementing security in the AWS Cloud and what security-oriented
services are available to you and why and how the security services can help meet the security needs of your

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We recommend that attendees of this course have:
  • Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts, familiarity with cloud computing

  • concepts

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Security on AWS

Security design principles in the AWS Cloud
AWS Shared Responsibility Model

Module 2: Security OF the Cloud

AWS Global Infrastructure
Data center security
Compliance and governance

Module 3: Security IN the Cloud – Part 1

Identity and access management
Data protection essentials
Lab 01 – Introduction to security policies

Module 4: Security IN the Cloud – Part 2

Securing your infrastructure
Monitoring and detective controls
Lab 02 – Securing VPC resources with Security Groups

Module 5: Security IN the Cloud – Part 3

DDoS mitigation
Incident response essentials
Lab 03 – Remediating issues with AWS Config Conformance Packs

Module 6: Course Wrap Up

AWS Well-Architected tool overview
Next Steps