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Securing an Application with Multiple AWS Services

This hands-on lab requires you to work with all of the following services: Amazon Inspector, web application firewall, and AWS Secrets Manager.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 2h 0m
Clock icon Dec 29, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Deploy Application Using CloudFormation Template

    • From the CloudFormation console, select Create Stack.
    • Upload the provided template.
    • Click the icon to create stack.
    • Enter parameters.
    • Click Next.
    • Click Next.
    • Click Submit (to create stack).
  2. Challenge

    Create Web ACL

    • From the WAF console, click Create web ACL.
    • Enter a name for the web ACL.
    • Click Next.
    • Select Add Rules, then select Add AWS Managed Rules.
    • Click the radio buttons for Core rule set, SQL database, and Known bad input.
    • Click Add rules.
    • Click Next until you can click Create Web ACL.
  3. Challenge

    Create Instance Profile

    • From the IAM console, select Roles, then Create role.
    • Select EC2, then click Next.
    • Attach policy: AmazonSSMManagedInstanceCore.
    • Click Next, name the role, then click Create role.
  4. Challenge

    Create Secrets in Secrets Manager

    • In the Secrets Manager console, click Store a new secret.
    • Enter username and password for the secret.
    • Select the database, then click Next.
    • Give the secret a name, then click Next.
    • Click Next, then click Store.
  5. Challenge

    Enable Inspector and Security Hub

    • Form the Inspector console, click Get Started.
    • Click Enable Inspector.
    • From Security Hub console, select Enable AWS Config.
    • Select Enable Security Hub.

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