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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Crash Course

Published by Pearson

Survey of AWS Security Features

June 9, 2021

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Coordinated Universal Time

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What you’ll learn and how you can apply it

  • AWS Shared Security Responsibility Model
  • AWS credential management
  • Identity and access security
  • Infrastructure security
  • Security groups
  • DDoS protection
  • Transport security
  • X509v3 Certificates

This live event is for you because…

  • You are considering using AWS and you want to maximize security
  • You want to improve your security knowledge and fill gaps for AWS certifications
  • You want to compare AWS security to other public cloud offerings


  • Basic networking and security knowledge
  • A fundamental understanding of cloud computing
  • Some experience using AWS services


Amazon Web Services (AWS) LiveLessons (video)


The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing.

Segment 1: AWS Shared Security Responsibility Model and Credential Basics - Length (50 minutes)

Break (length: 10 minutes)

Segment 2: Identity and Access Controls - Length (50 minutes)

Break (length: 10 minutes)

Segment 3: Infrastructure Security - Length (50 minutes)

Break (length: 10 minutes)

Segment 4: Monitoring and Visibility - Length (50 minutes)

Break (length: 10 minutes)

Segment 5: Additional Topics - Length (30-45 minutes)

Your Instructor

  • Michael Shannon

    Michael J Shannon began his IT career when he transitioned from recording studio engineer to network technician for a major telecommunications company in the early 1990’s. He soon began to focus on security and was one of the first 10 people to attain the HIPAA Certified Security Specialist. Throughout his 30 years in IT he has worked as an employee, contractor, and consultant for several companies including Platinum Technologies, Fujitsu, IBM, State Farm, MindSharp, Thomson, Pearson, and Skillsoft among others. Mr. Shannon has authored several books, training manuals, blog articles, and CBT modules over the years as well. He has attained the CISSP, ITIL 4 Managing Professional, CCNP Security, Palo Alto PCNSE7 and OpenFAIR certifications in the security field as well as several cloud-based certifications for AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure. His hobbies are playing guitar, songwriting, and golf. He resides with his wife in Abilene Texas.

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