AWS Security Essentials

Live Classroom
Duration: 1 day


Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 1 day
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The Amazon Web Services (AWS) authorized Security Essentials course discusses the fundamental AWS cloud security concepts including AWS access control, data encryption methods, and how network access to your AWS infrastructure can be secured. The course covers the AWS Shared Security Model allowing participants to learn how to implement security in the AWS cloud. This AWS course also discusses what security-oriented services are available to you as well as why and how the security services can help meet the security needs of the organization.

What You'll Learn

  • Identify the security benefits and responsibilities when using the AWS Cloud
  • Describe the access control and management features of AWS
  • Understand the different data encryption methods to secure sensitive data
  • Describe how to secure network access to your AWS resources
  • Determine which AWS services can be used for security logging and monitoring


Introduction to AWS Security Fundamentals

Security of the Cloud

AWS Global Infrastructure

Data Center Security

Compliance and Governance

DDoS Mitigation

Security in the Cloud

Entry points on AWS

Identity and Access Management

Detective Controls

Infrastructure protections

Data protection

Incident response

Overview of the Well-Architected tool

End of course assessment
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Who should attend

This course is intended for –
  • IT business-level professionals interested in cloud security practices
  • Security professionals with minimal working knowledge of AWS


To attend this course, participants need to have:
  • Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

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