AWS Security Best Practices Training

Currently, the average cost of a security breach can be upwards of $4 million. AWS Security Best Practices provides an overview of some of the industry best practices for using AWS security and control types. This course helps you understand your responsibilities while providing valuable guidelines for how to keep your workload safe and secure. You will learn how to secure your network infrastructure using sound design options. You will also learn how you can harden your compute resources and manage them securely. Finally, by understanding AWS monitoring and alerting, you can detect and alert on suspicious events to help you quickly begin the response process in the event of a potential compromise.
Course Details


1 day


  • Completed AWS Security Fundamentals course and 
  • Completed AWS Security Essentials course
  • Or have equivalent experience

Target Audience

Solutions architects, cloud engineers, including security engineers, delivery and implementation engineers, professional services, and Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE).

Skills Gained

  • Design and implement a secure network infrastructure
  • Design and implement compute security
  • Design and implement a logging solution
Course Outline
  • AWS Security Overview
    • Shared responsibility model
    • Customer challenges
    • Frameworks and standards
    • Establishing best practices
    • Compliance in AWS
  • Securing the Network
    • Flexible and secure
    • Security inside the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
    • Security services
    • Third-party security solutions
  • Amazon EC2 Security
    • Compute hardening
    • Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) encryption
    • Secure management and maintenance
    • Detecting vulnerabilities
    • Using AWS Marketplace
  • Monitoring and Alerting
    • Logging network traffic
    • Logging user and Application Programming Interface (API) traffic
    • Visibility with Amazon CloudWatch
    • Enhancing monitoring and alerting
    • Verifying your AWS environment