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
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Chad Smith, and welcome to my course, Auditing AWS for Security and Best Practices. I am a Linux admin, an AWS systems architect, and certified trainer. The Amazon Web Services Cloud is the most widely used in the world. This course is a primer on how to audit your AWS services and resources, and prior experience with the Amazon Cloud is recommended. Some of the major topics that we will cover include auditing services for security, creating inventory of AWS resources, and auditing architecture for best practices. By the end of the course you'll have a foundation for starting your own audit of an AWS account, including command line tools and scripts to help with inventory and operations. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn AWS with the Auditing AWS for Security and Best Practices course at Pluralsight.