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ACG Fundamentals

How AWS Security Groups Work

Episode description

Being able to filter and manage the traffic to your AWS EC2 instances is critical for improving the security of your cloud environment. With the help of security groups, you can filter traffic to and from certain instances in your subnet, acting as a virtual firewall. In this ACG Fundamental, we’ll explain what a security group is, how you can leverage it to control incoming and outgoing traffic and rules.

0:14 – What is a security group?
0:59 – Creating a security group demo
1:46 – Adding a rule to a security group
2:42 – Assigning a security group to an EC2 instance
3:32 – Deleting a security group

Continue your learning with these additional resources:
AWS free tier account details

AWS EC2 console

Security Groups user guide

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Series description

Being an avid learner means we are always beginners to a new topic or concept. With ACG Fundamentals, we want to equip you with the lessons you need to tackle new cloud concepts, projects, and real-world scenarios. With fun, bite-sized and succinct lessons, you'll be able to learn from anywhere in a matter of minutes. This is the series that puts the fun in fundamentals.

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