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Auditing AWS Environments for Security and Best Practices

by Chad Smith

AWS is the most popular cloud hosting infrastructure in the world. This course will cover security and best practices for the most commonly used services, including IAM, VPC, EC2, EBS, and S3.

What you'll learn

Taking ownership of an Amazon Web Services account can be a daunting task. In this course, Auditing AWS for Security and Best Practices, you'll learn how to audit your AWS services, including command-line tools and scripts to help automate your effort. First, you will learn how to look for security vulnerabilities. Next, you'll learn how to take an inventory of your resources. Finally, you'll learn about best practices for these services and how to apply them. When you're finished with this course, you will have learned the basics needed to implement security and architectural best practices in five of the most popular AWS offerings: IAM, VPC, EC2, EBS, and S3. Software required: AWS CLI

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About the author

Chad Smith is a unix guru by training, but has spent the last 5+ years immersed in AWS. He is certified in both Architecture and System Operations, as well as a certified AWS trainer. He has worked in many facets of industry, including academia, startups, construction, and large enterprises, holding various levels of responsibility within IT and technology.

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