Auditing AWS Environments for Security and Best Practices

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.
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
June 24, 2016
Duration
1h 51m
Table of contents
Auditing IAM
24m 55s
Auditing VPC
25m 11s
Auditing EC2
24m 3s
Auditing EBS
18m 52s
Auditing S3
17m 27s
Description
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
June 24, 2016
Duration
1h 51m
Description

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

About the author
About the author

Chad is an AWS Architect and certified AWS trainer. He has 20+ years background with Unix, networking, and corporate IT from small business to enterprise environments.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is Chad Smith, 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
  • 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.