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AWS for DevOps: Security, Governance, and Validation

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Overview

Learn best practices for security, governance, and validation. Explore topics in the third domain of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam: Security, Governance, and Validation.

In this course—which was designed for DevOps professionals working with the AWS cloud—learn about AWS tools and best practices for security, governance, and validation. Instructor Lynn Langit covers different security and governance approaches, including outcome-based validation with service level agreements, outcome-based security with audits, and protecting data in-flight and at-rest. Lynn discusses using AWS tools such as CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and Inspector for security monitoring. Plus, she shows how to use third-party security and governance tools, and shares cost control approaches for AWS service billing. This course can also be used as an exam preparation resource, as it covers the topics in the third domain of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam: Security, Governance, and Validation.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • Using cloud services
  • Exercise files
1. Security and Governance Approaches
  • Security and governance approaches
  • Outcome-based validation: SLAs
  • Outcome-based security via audits
  • Service cost predictability
  • IT Governance requirements
  • Protecting data in-flight
  • Protecting data at-rest
2. Security and Governance for Services
  • AWS security IAM objects
  • AWS root IAM user
  • MFA with privileged users
  • AWS IAM policy simulator
  • IAM best practices
  • Security via AWS Certificate Manager
  • Security via AWS KMS
  • Security via AWS WAF and Shield
  • Security via AWS Inspector
  • Security via AWS Trusted Advisor
  • AWS organizations
3. AWS Tools for Security and Governance
  • Console tools for cost control
  • Total service costs for AWS
  • Using the AWS billing dashboard
  • CloudWatch for security and cost control
  • Using CloudTrail logs for security
  • CloudTrail and CloudWatch events
  • Set up and use the AWS CLI or aws-shell
  • AWS CLI for governance
  • Setting up the AWS SDK for Node.js
  • AWS SDK for security
4. Advanced and Third-Party Tools
  • AWS object metadata
  • Third-party security tools
  • Third-party governance tools
  • Approaches to security
  • Approaches to cost control
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Lynn Langit

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