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Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Cloud Computing Basics

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 44 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Cloud Computing with AWS12m
Cloud Computing Basic AWS as an Example Part 26m
AWS Cloud EC2 Service9m
AWS Account Sign Up3m
AWS Resource Planning9m
5 readings
Basic Cloud Service Models20m
Cloud Service Interruption and Their Impact10m
AWS EC210m
AWS How It Started Myth10m
AWS Resource Features20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1.18m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Secure Server Configuration and Integrated Access Management

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 68 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Secure Access to AWS Instance6m
Configure LAMP Server Software Packages10m
Identity and Access Management13m
AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI)8m
Use AWS ClI to clone and manage instances11m
4 readings
Microsoft Azure an AWS Alternative20m
Biomedical Cloud Computing With Amazon Web Services20m
IAM Beyond Compliance Article30m
AWS Command Line Interface10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1.26m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Utilize Route53 DNS

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Register DNS Entries on Route537m
2 readings
Using Route 53 Amazon's DNS Service for the Cloud30m
Routing Traffic to an Amazon EC2 Instance20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1.3 AWS Route 53 Advanced DNS Services8m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

AWS Load Balancer

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 38 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Create AWS Load Balancing Cluster11m
Diagnose AWS Load Balancing12m
4 readings
Elastic Load Balancing Deep Dive and Best Practices22m
Articles on Issues with AWS ELB20m
Detecting Issues with Load Balancers10m
Survey Of Techniques And Challenges For Load Balancing In Public Cloud10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1.412m

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About the Advanced System Security Design Specialization

This specialization is intended for intermediate level learners with basic programming skills and basic cybersecurity knowledge. Through this course learner will learn about advanced secure software techniques such as those for cloud computing, TOR, web-based cryptography, and geo-location/context based access control. With these techniques, learners will be better prepared to implement new security and privacy preserving data security features, to perform secure system design and implementation, vulnerability analysis, and Securely Provision (SP), Operate and Maintain (OM), Oversee and Govern (OV), Protect and Defend (PR), Analyze (AN), Collect and Operate (CO), and investigate (IN) tasks....
Advanced System Security Design

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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