AWS Security Essentials


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.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 1 day

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 1 day

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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To attend this course, participants need to have:

  • Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

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

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