• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course illustrates how to plan and implement IAM user and group accounts, Active Directory integration, and MFA.

Learning Objectives

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • start the course
  • describe the role of identity and access management in AWS
  • use the console to configure IAM users
  • use the CLI to configure IAM users
  • use PowerShell to configure IAM users
  • use the console to configure IAM groups
  • use the CLI to configure IAM groups
  • use PowerShell to configure IAM groups
  • use the console to create a new IAM role
  • use the console to create a custom IAM policy
  • assign permissions to IAM users and groups through policies
  • describe how multifactor authentication enhances AWS security
  • enhance security by enabling two-factor authentication
  • describe the benefits of AWS Directory Services
  • enable AWS Directory Services
  • join a computer to AWS Simple AD
  • add users and groups to AWS Directory Services
  • enable WorkDocs authentication for Directory Services users

Practice: IAM and AD Integration

  • create IAM users and groups and describe AD integration

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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