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Managing Inventory, Change, and Compliance with AWS Config

by Paul Kirby

Companies of every size increasingly need to track their compliance to industry standard rules. This course will teach you how to use AWS Config to monitor your inventory, check for compliance, and automatically resolve any issues found.

What you'll learn

Companies of every size are increasingly seeing a need to monitor their AWS infrastructure's compliance to certain industry standard rules like CIS and HIPAA, or even their own internal requirements. In this course, Managing Inventory, Change, and Compliance with AWS Config, you'll learn how to manage all your compliance needs with an AWS-native tool: AWS Config. First, you'll learn how to setup AWS Config and use it to track your resources state both current and past. Next, you'll learn how to use AWS Config Rules to continuously evaluate that state with respect to your compliance goals. Finally, you'll learn how to implement continuous compliance, turning your state evaluations into actions that repair your infrastructure automatically. When you're finished with this course, you'll have all the necessary skills and knowledge to confidently report on your compliance state at any time, while being confident that any compliance issues will be resolved without you lifting a finger.

About the author

Paul is a professional Site Reliability Engineer, specializing in fault tolerance and scalability in the cloud. His decade of experience began in infrastructure, transitioned into development, and now he enjoys blending the benefits of both worlds to create best-of-breed solutions focused on sustainable reliability. Paul lives in Canada with his wife, two cats, and dog, and is an avid hiker and electronic musician.

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