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Security Operations on AWS

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  • Overview

    Security Operations on AWS demonstrates how to efficiently use AWS security services to stay secure and compliant in the AWS cloud. The course focuses on the AWS-recommended security best practices that you can implement to enhance the security of your data and systems in the cloud. The course highlights the security features of AWS key services including compute, storage, networking, and database services. This course also refers to the common security control objectives and regulatory compliance standards and examines use cases for running regulated workloads on AWS across different verticals, globally. You will also learn how to leverage AWS services and tools for automation and continuous monitoring—taking your security operations to the next level.

  • Who Should Take This Course


    This course is for security engineers, security architects, security analysts, security auditors, and individuals who are responsible for governing, auditing, and testing an organization’s IT infrastructure, and ensuring conformity of the infrastructure to security, risk, and compliance guidelines.


    Students should have the following: prerequisites:

    • Attended AWS Security Fundamentals
    • Experience with governance, risk, and compliance regulations and control objectives
    • Working knowledge of IT security practices
    • Working knowledge of IT infrastructure concepts
    • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • Why You Should Take This Course

    Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Assimilate and leverage the AWS shared security responsibility model.
    • Mange user identity and access management in the AWS cloud.
    • Use AWS security services such as AWS Identity and Access Management, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, AWS Config, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Key Management Service, AWS CloudHSM, and AWS Trusted Advisor.
    • Implement better security controls for your resources in the AWS cloud.
    • Manage and audit your AWS resources from a security perspective.
    • Monitor and log access and usage of AWS compute, storage, networking, and database services.
    • Assimilate and leverage the AWS shared compliance responsibility model.
    • Identify AWS services and tools to help automate, monitor, and manage security operations on AWS.
    • Perform security incident management in the AWS cloud.
  • Schedule
  • Course Outline

    Day 1

    • Introduction to Cloud Security
    • Security of the AWS Cloud
    • Cloud Aware Governance and Compliance
    • Identity and Access Management

    Day 2

    • Securing AWS Infrastructure Services
    • Securing AWS Container Services
    • Securing AWS Abstracted Services
    • Using AWS Security Services

    Day 3

    • Data Protection in the AWS Cloud
    • Building Compliant Workloads on AWS—Case Study
    • Security Incident Management in the Cloud
  • FAQs
    Is there a discount available for current students?

    UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.

    What is the cancellation and refund policy?

    Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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