AWS Certified Security Specialty
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AWS Certified Security Specialty

All you need to master AWS Certified Security Specialty certification.
4.4 (79 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
835 students enrolled
Created by Zeal Vora
Last updated 9/2017
English
Price: $35
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 13 hours on-demand video
  • 10 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Will be prepared to give AWS Certified Security Specialty Exam
  • You will be able to Master the Security aspect of AWS
  • Gain deep insights about Enterprise grade Security implementation.
  • Will be able to detect attacks and protect the AWS infrastructure from Hackers.
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Requirements
  • Basics of AWS
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Equivalent Knowledge
Description

This course is specially designed for the aspirants who intend to give the AWS Certified Security Specialty 2017 certification and as well for those who wants to master the AWS Security as well.

Throughout the course, we look into various Real World scenario and look into why do website gets hacked, what could had been done to prevent it and learn the best practices related to Security for your AWS environment. 

With tons of quizzes in order to prepare you for exams, Real world scenario and great Support from our Instructor in-case of doubts, this course is all you need to master the Security side of AWS and gain the Certification.

Who is the target audience?
  • Those interested in gaining the AWS Security Specialty Ceritifcation
  • Those who wants to gain deep security insights related to AWS
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92 Lectures
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Introduction to Security Models
5 Lectures 37:26

Shared Responsibility Model
13:26

Client Security Responsibility Model
08:38


ROOT MFA - First Step
06:31

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of Shared Responsibility Model.

Section 1 Quiz : Knowledge Portal
2 questions
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VPC & Networking
15 Lectures 02:33:20
VPC, Subnets & EC2
18:15

Internet Gateway
04:47

NAT Gateways
08:16

Interface Level Flow Logs
14:06

Network ACL
07:56

Introduction to Firewalls
15:31

Understanding Stateful vs Stateless Firewalls
09:30

2 Modes of Firewall
05:46

Understanding Networking Sockets
11:07

Introduction to Security Groups
04:51

Connection of Security Group & NIC Cards
06:29

Egress Rules - The Real Challenge
12:38

IPTABLES & Instance Metadata
11:57

IDS / IPS in AWS
08:23

EBS Architecture & Secure Data Wiping
13:48
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Security Logging & Monitoring
9 Lectures 01:15:05
Introduction to Security Operations Center
05:39

Introduction to Security Logging & Monitoring
08:28

Understanding CloudTrail - Part 01
10:46

More insights into CloudTrail - Part 02
08:19

Understanding the CIS Benchmarks
06:05

CloudWatch 01
10:39

CloudWatch 02
05:43

Security Monitoring with CIS Benchmarks - 01
09:08

Security Monitoring with CIS Benchmarks - 02
10:18

This quiz is intend to prepare you for exam for topics which includes the Monitoring Services.

Security Logging & Monitoring Quiz
2 questions
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S3 Master Class
9 Lectures 01:20:19
IAM & S3
11:09

S3 Bucket Policies
07:18

Eventual Consistency in Distributed Systems
09:25

Durability vs Availability
07:53

S3 - Storage Classes
08:25

S3 - Lifecycle Policies
08:43

S3 - Versioning
06:02

S3 - Cross Region Replication
07:37

Understanding Signed URL's
13:47
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The Cryptography KungFu
7 Lectures 01:10:32
Introduction to Cryptography
12:14

Plain Text vs Encrypted Text Based Algorithms
07:07

Challenge with storing Encryption Keys & Intro to CloudHSM
09:44

AWS Key Management Service
10:26

AWS Key Management Service - Part 02
08:42

AWS Key Management Service - Part 03
10:24

S3 Encryption
11:55

This quiz will check your skills related to Cryptograrphy and various AWS Services which deals with it like KMS, CloudHSM.

Quiz to prepare for Cryptography aspect in exam
2 questions
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Identity Access Management
12 Lectures 01:31:28
Revising IAM
04:16

IAM Best Practices - Part 01
11:51

IAM Best Practices - Part 02
09:53

Delegation - Cross Account Trust - Part 1
05:07

Delegation - Cross Account Trust - Part 2
12:07

AWS Security Token Service
07:46

AWS STS - Migrating the EC2 Role Credentials - Part 2
04:21

AWS STS - Architecturing IAM user keys the right way - Part 3
16:55

AWS STS - Automate the temporary credentials - Part 4
04:27

Understanding Federation - Part 01
06:30

Understanding Federation - Part 02
08:10

Federation - More Resource
00:05

Quiz to prepare for IAM section in exam
3 questions
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Content Delivery Networks
12 Lectures 01:38:13
Introduction to Reverse Proxies
10:15

Understanding the Content Delivery Networks
05:31

Understanding Edge Locations
07:47

Deploying Cloudfront Distribution - Part 01
10:53

Understanding the Origin Access Identity
06:30

Understanding the Cache Hits / Misses in CDN
09:18

Real World example on DDOS Implementation
12:30

Mitigating DDOS Attacks
09:50

DDOS Mitigation References
00:12

CloudFront Signed URL - 01
06:53

CloudFront Signed URL - 02
09:55

Trusted Advisor
08:39

This quiz will test your knowledge on Content Delivery Network and will also help you prepare better for exam.

Quiz to test your knowledge on CDN
3 questions
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Governance, Risk & Compliance
5 Lectures 39:26

The Need of PCI DSS
08:49

Improved Governance - AWS Config 01
13:46

Improved Governance - AWS Config 02
09:16

The AWS Platform Compliance (Coming Soon)
00:00
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Intermediary Nodes for Routing Traffic
8 Lectures 49:19

OpenVPN is Awesome
08:16

OpenVPN - Part 02
05:25

VPC Peering
04:56

VPC Peering - Part 02
08:50

IPSec Tunnels for Site to Site VPN
06:05

Transit VPC
07:04

Direct Connect ( Coming Soon )
00:00
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Posture of Vulnerability Assessment in Cloud
8 Lectures 01:08:10

In this lecture we will look into basics of hacking methodology.

Introduction to Vulnerability, Exploit, Payload
05:26

VEP Practical - Hacking inside a test farm
14:20

In this lecture, we will learn to use Automated Vulnerability Scanner to detect vulnerabilities within a target system.

Understanding Automated Vulnerability Scanners
08:23

In this lecture, we will learn about Common Vulnerabilities Exposure & Common Vulnerability Scoring Systems to understand on how vulnerability scanners really work and to identify vulnerabilities manually.

Common Vulnerabilities Exposures & CVSS
08:38

We will have an overview about the AWS Inspector and it's associated features.

Introduction to AWS Inspector
07:25

Configuring AWS Inspector
06:42

We will use AWS Inspector to run CVE based scans and compare it with Industry standards vulnerability scanners.

AWS Inspector & Nessus - CVE scans
09:04

In this lecture, we will look into 5 important best practices that needs to be followed in order to take full advantage of the VA activity.

Best Practices
08:12
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About the Instructor
Zeal Vora
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3,514 Students
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I am Zeal Vora. I work as a Cloud Security Engineer at one of largest M-Commerce websites. Working into the field of Security, we face tens of thousands of hacking attempts everyday and protecting the Servers from those is a challenging task but that is what makes the work Cool :)

One of my passion is teaching and I intend to make video courses on topics that are unique and challenging to understand directly from documentations. If you have any such course requirement, do let know and I'd be happy to look into it.

If you want to connect, that would be cool, please feel free to connect me on Twitter from the links below the photo on the left :)

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