Course info
Aug 16, 2016
2h 4m

There's an abundance of uncertainty around security in the cloud. Many of the security fears surrounding public cloud and specifically AWS, are myths. Through this course, AWS Security Fundamentals, you'll understand AWS security capabilities. First, you will delve into the wide range of security scenarios AWS supports. Next, you'll receive a practical walk-through of the AWS security console. Last, the course will present an example compliance challenge and demonstrate how AWS fulfills the requirements. When you are complete, you'll have the skills to implement your organization's security policies within AWS.

About the author
About the author

Keith Townsend is a technology consultant with more than 18 years of related experience designing, implementing, and managing data center technologies. His areas of expertise include virtualization, networking, and storage solutions for Fortune 500 organizations. He holds a BA in computing and a MS in information technology from DePaul University.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Keith Townsend and welcome to my course AWS Security Fundamentals. I'm an enterprise architect and blogger at the CTO Advisor. At this point in my career I have about 2 decades of IT experience. In this course we're going to tackle AWS security, specifically we're going to compare AWS security capability to that of our existing on-premises options. In this course we'll dispel the many myths around cloud security. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include outlining AWS security capabilities, understanding AWS responsibilities, first is that of the customer, demonstrate using the command line interface and AWS encryption options. By the end of this course, you'll know how to apply your organization's security policies within AWS. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with cloud computing in general, it'll be really great if you have some experience with AWS, if not, don't worry, there's a Pluralsight course for that, the AWS Fundamentals for System Administrators, to get you up to speed with what you need to know. I hope you will join me in this journey to learn more about AWS with the AWS Security Fundamentals course at Pluralsight.

Hi and welcome to Pluralsight's AWS Security Fundamentals. I am Keith Townsend and if you are challenged with moving your existing infrastructure to the cloud, your investigating cloud, or you just want to dispel some of the myths around why cloud doesn't have the security that you need, then you're watching the right course, whether you're a systems administrator, a security engineer, or even an auditor, this class should provide you with the fundamental understanding of AWS. If you have an upcoming SOX PCI audit and you need to understand the security posture of AWS, this course will have everything that you need. Let's get started with the agenda.