Security Operations on AWS

Course Details

Security Operations on AWS demonstrates how to efficiently use AWS security services to stay secure and compliant in the AWS Cloud. The course focuses on the AWS-recommended security best practices that you can implement to enhance the security of your data and systems in the cloud. The course highlights the security features of AWS key services including compute, storage, networking, and database services. This course also refers to the common security control objectives and regulatory compliance standards and examines use cases for running regulated workloads on AWS across different verticals, globally. You will also learn how to leverage AWS services and tools for automation and continuous monitoring—taking your security operations to the next level.

Bring Your Own Device

Please note that this class requires you to bring your own device. Plan to come to class with the following: •

  • A notebook computer with Wi-Fi (labs cannot be completed on an iPad or tablet device)
  • Administrator access to the computer, if Windows
  • Chrome, Firefox, or Safari (IE not supported)

Course Objectives

Course Objectives This course teaches you how to:

  • Assimilate and leverage the AWS shared security responsibility model.
  • Mange user identity and access management in the AWS Cloud.
  • Use AWS security services such as AWS Identity and Access Management, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, AWS Config, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Key Management Service, AWS CloudHSM, and AWS Trusted Advisor.
  • Implement better security controls for your resources in the AWS Cloud.
  • Manage and audit your AWS resources from a security perspective.
  • Monitor and log access and usage of AWS compute, storage, networking, and database services.
  • Assimilate and leverage the AWS shared compliance responsibility model.
  • Identify AWS services and tools to help automate, monitor, and manage security operations on AWS.
  • Perform security incident management in the AWS Cloud.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Security Engineers
  • Security Architects
  • Security Analysts
  • Security Auditors
  • Individuals who are responsible for governing, auditing, and testing an organization’s IT infrastructure, and ensuring conformity of the infrastructure to security, risk, and compliance guidelines

Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Attended AWS Security Fundamentals
  • Experience with governance, risk, and compliance regulations and control objectives
  • Working knowledge of IT security practices
  • Working knowledge of IT infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Hands-on Activity

This course allows you to test new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises.

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