AWS Security

In this course, we review AWS-native security solutions. Students will have an opportunity for hands-on experience with a project in the console.


  • AWS Data Encryption Video — 00:12:36
    • In this video, we will review the offerings that AWS has for data encryption.

  • AWS Project Hint 3 Video — 00:01:55
    • Here’s a hint to help you with part 3 of the project.

  • AWS Project Hint 1 Video — 00:02:05
    • Here’s a hint to help you with part 1 of the project.

  • AWS Disaster Recovery Video — 00:03:24
    • In this video, we will review the disaster recovery offerings in AWS.

  • AWS Network Security Hands-On Video — 00:04:42
  • AWS Network Security Video — 00:08:20
    • In this video, we will review the network security offerings in AWS.

  • AWS IAM Hands-On Video — 00:05:07
  • AWS IAM Video — 00:07:22
    • In this video, we will review IAM offerings in AWS.

  • AWS DLP Hands-On Video — 00:02:12
  • AWS DLP Video — 00:03:45
    • In this video, we will review the DLP offerings in AWS.

  • AWS Security Course Overview Video — 00:02:16
    • In this video, we will review the outline for the AWS security course.

  • AWS Project Hint 4 Video — 00:00:47
    • Here’s a hint to help you with part 4 of the project.

  • AWS Project Hint 2 Video — 00:01:25
    • Here’s a hint to help you with part 2 of the project.

  • AWS Security Summary Video — 00:04:31
    • In this video, we will review what type of customer AWS’s security offerings best fit.

  • AWS Project Walkthrough Video — 00:04:04
    • Apply your knowledge with this AWS project.

  • AWS Application Security Video — 00:05:07
    • In this video, we will review the application security offerings in AWS.

  • AWS Infrastructure Security Hands-On Video — 00:05:02
  • AWS Infrastructure Security Video — 00:07:25
    • In this video, we will review the infrastructure security offerings in AWS.

  • AWS Cloud Storage Hands-On Video — 00:04:07
  • CSP Project Questions – AWS Assessment
  • AWS Cloud Storage Video — 00:08:43
    • In this video, we will review the security controls that are offered by AWS for cloud storage.

  • AWS Data Encryption Hands-On Video — 00:03:32


Course description

In this course, we give an in-depth review of native AWS security services while providing hands-on overviews of these services in the course. At the end of the course, the students will have the opportunity to complete a project in AWS that takes them into the console to secure a few of the most common workloads and services.

Meet the author

Joe South has been working in cybersecurity for over six years and has worked at companies of all sizes across multiple industries. Joe is currently in a role where he is empowered to introduce new and innovative solutions to increase the security posture of his organization. He enjoys teaching others what he’s learned and is the creator of a blog where he helps others get into cybersecurity and build a successful career. He also provides in-depth reviews of his certifications and shares tips to successfully pass the exams.

Joe started his career on the help desk of his college where he fell in love with IT. Eager to learn more, he earned his Security+ certification and began a career in cybersecurity. He started in vulnerability management, where he worked to secure applications that served military and Department of Defense clients. He later expanded his skillset by diving into complex identity and access management (IAM) toolsets where he designed solutions for Fortune 500 companies across HIPAA, PCI and financial industries. He also architected solutions for companies to move into AWS, Azure and GCP while maintaining or increasing their security posture. Joe has his CCSP, AWS Security Specialty and AWS CCP certification, among others.

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