• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course examines the security vulnerabilities, threats, and mitigations for Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing services. It includes coverage of dedicated AWS security features, such as Key Management Service (KMS), Hardware Security Module (HSM), Identity and Access Management (IAM), and CloudWatch. In addition, it discusses how to leverage security features built into common Amazon Cloud Services, such as Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Elastic Block Store (EBS), Amazon Glacier, Relational Database Service (RDS), dynamoDB, Elastic MapReduce (EMR), and Amazon Machine Images (AMI).

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to create secure web applications by leveraging AWS platform security features including:

  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Secure cloud storage and content delivery
  • Network access control
  • Protection against DDoS and other common attacks
  • Account and application monitoring services

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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