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Assigning Identity-based Policies for Users, Roles, and Groups on AWS

by Jean Francois Landry

IT security brings important challenges for any company, even more today with cloud based solutions such as AWS being more and more popular. In this course, you will learn how IAM can help you leverage those challenges.

What you'll learn

As any AWS or cloud administrator, one of the most challenging tasks is to keep the environment secured. AWS provides so many services that someone might get a headache just asking the question: How am I going to keep this place secured ? In this course, Assigning Identity-based Policies for Users, Roles, and Groups on AWS, you will gain the ability to secure your AWS environment. First, you will learn what Identity and Access Management is. Next, you will discover the identities that are part of IAM. Finally, you will explore how to assign policies to those identities. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of IAM needed to secure your AWS environment.

Table of contents

Understanding How Users, Roles, and Groups Relate and Interact
Assigning IAM Policies and Roles to AWS Services to Allow Access to Other Services
IAM Best Practices and Troubleshooting

About the author

Working in the IT field for the last 15 years, Jean-Francois has been exchanging roles. From Systems Administrator to teaching Microsoft Official Curriculum courses as a MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) as well as a consultant providing solutions to challenging IT projects. Jean-Francois also faced IT challenges in the world of Linux, Citrix, Hyper-V, VMware, Azure and AWS. Some certifications: Microsoft Certified Professional Microsoft® Certified IT Professional: Microsoft® Certified Sol... more

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