Securing AWS Using CIS Foundations Benchmark Security Standard

Securing your AWS environments is a straightforward process with the CIS benchmark and even easier with the automation code included with this course.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 24, 2016
Duration
3h 11m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Understanding the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark and Its Benefits and Impacts
IAM and Networking: Walkthrough and Automated Setup
Logging and Monitoring: Walkthrough and Automated Setup
Planning Benchmark Compliance for an Existing Account
Least Privilege Security Group Engineering
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 24, 2016
Duration
3h 11m
Description

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a collaborative organization that creates directly actionable security configuration checklists. This makes them easier for non-security professionals to implement and provides a great deal of protection for a relatively small effort. This course, Securing AWS Using CIS Foundations Benchmark Security Standard, takes you through the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark details and teaches you how to implement it at your company. First, you will learn about the benefits of the Benchmarks and the AWS Foundations Benchmark. Next, you will explore the benchmark protections and understand how to apply them. Finally, you'll have access to ready-to-use automation code to create a compliant AWS account. The code formulates a great base from which you can customize and create your own utility sets. By the end of this course, you'll feel confident in your knowledge of the most challenging aspects of compliance with the AWS Foundations Benchmark.

About the author
About the author

Darwin is a Senior Cloud Architect and DevOps Tooling Team Lead at Infor where he crafts DevOps automation to ensure Windows is running smoothly in the cloud.

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