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Mastering AWS Security, 2nd Edition: Strengthen your cloud environment using AWS security features coupled with proven strategies

  • Length: 370 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-04-26
  • ISBN-10: 1805125443
  • ISBN-13: 9781805125440

Explore the depths of AWS security and learn how to design, implement, and maintain a secure cloud environment using state-of-the-art AWS technology

Key Features

  • Dive into AWS security concepts and technologies that can be applied for diverse use cases
  • Design and deploy secure AWS environments based on modern architectural principles
  • Elevate your AWS security expertise with advanced techniques for automation and continuous improvement
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

If you’re trying to navigate the complex world of AWS security and fortify your organizational cloud environment, then this book is for you.

Written by an accomplished cybersecurity and AWS cloud consultant, Mastering AWS Security will help you understand and master the complexities of AWS security. This book offers an in-depth and practical exploration of AWS security concepts, features, and services, focusing on how they apply to modern cloud-based application environments. As you progress, you’ll gain a thorough introduction to the art of security automation and DevSecOps. You’ll learn how to automate security tasks, integrate security into your development process, and maintain a high level of security as your applications evolve and scale. Emphasizing continuous monitoring and improvement, this book will teach you how to set up monitoring systems, interpret security data, and make informed decisions to enhance your security over time. Through real-world case studies, you’ll learn how to tackle the challenges and find solutions for securing AWS environments.

By the end of this book, you’ll confidently secure your AWS environments, and stay up to date with the latest security trends and updates in the AWS ecosystem.

What you will learn

  • Discover AWS IAM, access control models, and the principle of least privilege
  • Get to grips with VPC network security strategies and tools to protect and isolate your critical assets
  • Leverage and orchestrate AWS security services tailored to your environment
  • Implement encryption and data protection best practices in key AWS services
  • Explore best practices to secure microservices and serverless architectures on AWS
  • Implement security strategies for multi-tenant architectures
  • Master the art of security automation and DevSecOps tooling

Who this book is for

This comprehensive guide is for cloud architects, engineers, DevOps professionals, and AWS enthusiasts. Cybersecurity professionals who want to learn AWS security to protect their applications, data, and infrastructure from threats, ensure compliance with regulations, and build trust with customers, will also find this book useful.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to AWS Security Concepts and the Shared Responsibility Model
  2. Infrastructure Security: Keeping your VPC secure
  3. Identity and Access Management – Securing Users, Roles and Policies
  4. Data Protection – Encryption, Key Management, and Data Storage Best Practices
  5. Introduction to AWS Security Services
  6. Designing Secure Microservices Architectures in AWS
  7. Implementing Security for Serverless Deployments
  8. Secure Design Patterns for Multi-Tenancy in Shared Environments
  9. Automate Everything to Build Immutable and Ephemeral Resources
  10. Advanced Logging, Auditing and Monitoring with AWS
  11. Security Compliance with AWS Config, AWS Security Hub, and Automated Remediation
  12. DevSecOps – Integrating Security into CI/CD Pipelines
  13. Keeping Up with Evolving AWS Security Best Practices and Threat Landscape
  14. Closing Note
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