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May 2, 2019
1h 46m
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Perhaps your company is moving to the Amazon cloud and you are concerned with safely protecting your company's data. Perhaps your company needs to follow a strict level of compliance when operating in the cloud. Maybe you have a lot of data stored in the cloud, and find that you don't have time to manage it properly.

In this course, Securing Data on AWS, you will gain the ability to encrypt your data using any of the data services provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

First, you will learn the difference between the Key Management Service (KMS) and CloudHSM.

Next, you will discover how to create customer-managed keys and perform administration on your encryption keys for both administrators and end users.

Then, you will see how to install CloudHSM, and understand the integration between KMS and CloudHSM.

Finally, you will understand how Amazon Macie can help you manage and protect your data records stored in S3 buckets.

When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and understanding of services that help you perform encryption and management of your stored data in the AWS cloud.

About the author
About the author

Mark is a former electronic design technologist turned Microsoft and IBM SoftLayer cloud geek. Mark has created many instructor led, e-learning, and self-paced courses over the last 15 years from Active Directory to Group Policy and enjoys training and sharing information to help people understand technology. He is also an avid musician and composer.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
If you're working in the AWS Cloud, then you probably need to know about securing your data that's going to be stored in the cloud, and that's what we are looking at in this class, Securing Data on AWS. Learn how Amazon handles the encryption of data and the resources available for storing your data in the cloud. And by the way, you could encrypt your data and completely control your data at AWS. There's also a number of cool management services that help you manage your encryption keys. If you have to follow rigorous compliance rules and regulations, you need to know about the Key Management Service and CloudHSM where you actually get your own hardware for storing your own keys. If you're like me, you're probably out of free time to just have a coffee or just stare at the ocean. Well guess what? If you used Amazon Macie, you could use a machine learning service to analyze and protect your data while you're sitting on the beach relaxing. Because AI is taking over, it's just a matter of time. So let's go find everything you needed to know about securing data on AWS with yours truly, Mark Wilkins.