• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The cloud platform helps solve distributed complexity issues and provides DevOps automation with a standard and centralized platform for testing, deployment, and production creating a complementary relationship between the two. This course demonstrates how to align and configure AWS services to NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) core functions to achieve security in the cloud.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Implement inventory and configuration controls and services, including AWS Config, AWS CloudFormation, and Amazon Inspector
  • Ensure Infrastructure Security using Amazon VPC, AWS WAG, Customer-controlled encryption and automatic encryption of all traffic
  • Mitigate DDosS threats with Autoscaling, Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Rout 53
  • Encrypt data using AWS Key Management Services (KMS), Server-side encryption (SSE), AWS CloudHSM; and leverage EBS, S3 Glacier, Oracle RDS, SQL Server RDS, and Redshift encryption features
  • Meet monitor and log requirements using AWS CloudTrail and Amazon CloudWatch
  • Use identity and access controls to define, enforce, and manage users access policies with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS Multi-Factor Authentication and AWS Directory Services
  • Understand AWS policies for customer Penetration Testing

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.

Feedback

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