• Highest Rated 4.8/5

  • 1300 Students

  • 2.5 Hours

  • Completion Certiticate

  • Annual Membership

About the course

Hosting your application on a public cloud is always a reason to raise security concerns and/or questions. This course will enable you to understand AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) service in AWS; a very critical service used for access management and control. This includes creating users, groups, roles and securing them using Multi-Factor Authentication when required. It also covers IAM and Resource-based policies. then the course dives into several AWS security and compliance services in AWS.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome To The Course

    • Welcome to the course - Introduction

    • Video Player

  • 2

    AWS IAM 101

    • AWS Global Infrastructure and Creating an AWS Account

    • AWS Free Tier

    • IAM 101

    • IAM Identities and IAM Best Practices

    • Hands-On Lab : IAM - Security Your Account Following Best Practices

    • Hands-On Lab : Security The Root User Account using Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)

    • Hands-On Lab : Creating a Cost Budget

    • Introduction to Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

    • Connecting to your EC2 Instance using SSH - From a Mac Laptop

    • Connecting to your EC2 Instance using SSH (using Putty Client) - From a Windows Machine

    • Hands-On Lab : IAM Access Key and Command Line Interface

    • IAM Elements, Policies, and IAM Role

    • Hands-On Lab : IAM Role 101

  • 3

    Identity and Access Management Level II

    • Identity-based Policies

    • Hands-On Lab : Identity-based Policies

    • STS and IAM Roles

    • Hands-On Lab : AssumeRole and IAM Roles

    • AssumeRole With External ID

    • Resource Based Policies & Permissions Boundary, and Policy Evaluation Logic

    • Hands-On Lab : Resource Based Policies & Permissions Boundary, and Policy Evaluation Logic

  • 4

    IAM Level III

    • Simple Storage Service (S3) 101

    • Hands-On Lab : S3 101

    • S3 Access Control

    • Amazon Cognito

    • AWS Directory Services

    • AWS SSO

  • 5

    AWS Security Services

    • Encryption 101

    • AWS Key Management Service (KMS)

    • Hands-On Lab : KMS

    • Cloud Hardware Security Module (HSM)

    • AWS Shield Advanced

    • Hands-On Lab : AWS Shield Advanced

    • AWS Web Application Firewall

    • Hands-On Lab : AWS WAF

    • Amazon GuardDuty

    • Amazon Inscpector

    • Amazon Macie

  • 6

    Next Steps..

    • What is next?

    • Before you go...


Eissa Abousherif

Founder, Training and Content Development Lead @ DolfinED

A passionate cloud infrastructure architect with 26+ years of experience, holding many industry certificates from top vendors including AWS and Cisco, to name a few. During his career, Eissa led pre-sales and post-sales activities for projects of USD 250M+ in Total Contract Value (TCV) across multiple industry verticals. Eissa brings all his experience and passion for sharing knowledge and enabling others to prosper and reach their goals, which were the seed for DolfinED. Eissa has authored the highest-rated AWS courses on the internet, both at the associate and professional levels. Moreover, he trained 100,000+ learners around the globe both online and in class. Now it is your turn to learn with Eissa and become a Cloud Pro.


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