• 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 - Introduction

    2. Video Player

    1. AWS Global Infrastructure and Creating an AWS Account

    2. AWS Free Tier

    3. IAM 101

    4. IAM Identities and IAM Best Practices

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

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

    7. Hands-On Lab : Creating a Cost Budget

    8. Introduction to Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

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

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

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

    12. IAM Elements, Policies, and IAM Role

    13. Hands-On Lab : IAM Role 101

    1. Identity-based Policies

    2. Hands-On Lab : Identity-based Policies

    3. STS and IAM Roles

    4. Hands-On Lab : AssumeRole and IAM Roles

    5. AssumeRole With External ID

    6. Resource Based Policies & Permissions Boundary, and Policy Evaluation Logic

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

    1. Simple Storage Service (S3) 101

    2. Hands-On Lab : S3 101

    3. S3 Access Control

    4. Amazon Cognito

    5. AWS Directory Services

    6. AWS SSO

    1. Encryption 101

    2. AWS Key Management Service (KMS)

    3. Hands-On Lab : KMS

    4. Cloud Hardware Security Module (HSM)

    5. AWS Shield Advanced

    6. Hands-On Lab : AWS Shield Advanced

    7. AWS Web Application Firewall

    8. Hands-On Lab : AWS WAF

    9. Amazon GuardDuty

    10. Amazon Inscpector

    11. Amazon Macie

    1. What is next?

    2. Before you go...

About this course

  • 41 lessons
  • 4 hours of video content


Eissa Abousherif

Lead - Consulting, Architecture, Training, and Content Development

A passionate cloud and DevOps architect, consultant, content developer, and trainer with 20+ years of IT experience, holding many industry certificates from AWS, Hashicorp, Azure, and Cisco to name a few. During his career, Eissa led consulting, training, Pre and post-sales activities for projects totaling USD250M+ in TCV across multiple industry verticals. Eissa had the privilege of working for IBM, Cisco and Global knowledge in the USA, Canada, and Dubai. Eissa’s passion is focused on enabling enterprises and professionals to prosper and reach their technology adoption goals. Eissa has authored a number of the highest-rated AWS courses on the internet, both at the associate and professional levels. Moreover, he trained 110,000+ learners from 175+ countries many are leading successful Cloud and DevOps careers today.

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