Module 1: Security Overview and Review
- Explain Security in the AWS Cloud.
- Explain AWS Shared Responsibility Model.
- Summarize IAM, Data Protection, and Threat Detection and Response.
- State the different ways to interact with AWS using the console, CLI, and SDKs.
- Describe how to use MFA for extra protection.
- State how to protect the root user account and access keys.
Module 2: Securing Entry Points on AWS
- Describe how to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) for extra protection.
- Describe how to protect the root user account and access keys.
- Describe IAM policies, roles, policy components, and permission boundaries.
- Explain how API requests can be logged and viewed using AWS CloudTrail and how to view and
analyze access history.
- Hands-On Lab: Using Identity and Resource Based Policies.
Module 3: Account Management and Provisioning on AWS
- Explain how to manage multiple AWS accounts using AWS Organizations and AWS Control
- Explain how to implement multi-account environments with AWS Control Tower.
- Demonstrate the ability to use identity providers and brokers to acquire access to AWS services.
- Explain the use of AWS IAM Identity Center (successor to AWS Single Sign-On) and AWS
- Demonstrate the ability to manage domain user access with Directory Service and IAM Identity
- Hands-On Lab: Managing Domain User Access with AWS Directory Service
Module 4: Secrets Management on AWS
- Describe and list the features of AWS KMS, CloudHSM, AWS Certificate Manager (ACM), and
AWS Secrets Manager.
- Demonstrate how to create a multi-Region AWS KMS key.
- Demonstrate how to encrypt a Secrets Manager secret with an AWS KMS key.
- Demonstrate how to use an encrypted secret to connect to an Amazon Relational Database
Service (Amazon RDS) database in multiple AWS Regions
- Hands-on lab: Lab 3: Using AWS KMS to Encrypt Secrets in Secrets Manager
Module 5: Data Security
- Monitor data for sensitive information with Amazon Macie.
- Describe how to protect data at rest through encryption and access controls.
- Identify AWS services used to replicate data for protection.
- Determine how to protect data after it has been archived.
- Hands-on lab: Lab 4: Data Security in Amazon S3
Module 6: Infrastructure Edge Protection
- Describe the AWS features used to build secure infrastructure.
- Describe the AWS services used to create resiliency during an attack.
- Identify the AWS services used to protect workloads from external threats.
- Compare the features of AWS Shield and AWS Shield Advanced.
- Explain how centralized deployment for AWS Firewall Manager can enhance security.
- Hands-on lab: Lab 5: Using AWS WAF to Mitigate Malicious Traffic
Module 7: Monitoring and Collecting Logs on AWS
- Identify the value of generating and collecting logs.
- Use Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Flow Logs to monitor for security events.
- Explain how to monitor for baseline deviations.
- Describe Amazon EventBridge events.
- Describe Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms.
- List log analysis options and available techniques.
- Identify use cases for using virtual private cloud (VPC) Traffic Mirroring.
- Hands-on lab: Lab 6: Monitoring for and Responding to Security Incidents
Module 8: Responding to Threats
- Classify incident types in incident response.
- Understand incident response workflows.
- Discover sources of information for incident response using AWS services.
- Understand how to prepare for incidents.
- Detect threats using AWS services.
- Analyze and respond to security findings.
- Hands-on lab: Lab 7: Incident Response