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AWS Security Essentials

  • Tuition USD $640 GSA  $548.11
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code AWS-SEC-ESS
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

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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 organization.

Skills Gained

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Assimilate Identify security benefits and responsibilities of using the AWS Cloud
  • Describe the access control and management features of AWS
  • Explain the available methods for providing encryption of data in transit and data at rest when storing your data in AWS.
  • Describe how to secure network access to your AWS resources
  • Determine which AWS services can be used for monitoring and incident response

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for:

  • Security IT business-level professionals interested in cloud security practices
  • Security professionals with minimal to no 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

Course Details

Course Outline

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

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

The instructor had good energy all day, which is helpful during a virtual training perspective.

instructor was very knowledgeable and very friendly. labs were enjoyable and helped with understanding the topics that were discussed.

This course was very informational and useful. It presents an adequate understanding of the many AWS security components and tools available.

The instructor seem to be very knowledgeable and with it being virtual I thought it would be even harder but he made it so much easy to understand the information

Ruben did a great job presenting the material and fielding questions.

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