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Security with AWS: Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Security with AWS: Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Taught in English

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

2.5 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

What you'll learn

  • Set up secure user access in AWS IAM, including creating and managing user accounts, groups, and policies.

  • Set up secure user access and manage permissions to create roles for cross-account access and implement best practices.

  • Manage permissions within IAM by configuring policies, recognizing policy structures, and using condition keys to enforce granular access controls.

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

2.5 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

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About this Guided Project

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Set up and overview of the project

  2. Create an IAM user from the console

  3. Create IAM users from the CLI

  4. Create IAM groups and add users to the groups

  5. Practice Assessment: Securing AWS accounts

  6. Implementing IAM policies

  7. Create and upload to an S3 bucket

  8. Create an IAM role for an AWS service

  9. Practice Activity: Create a customer-managed policy

  10. Use IAM roles to grant AWS cross-account access

  11. Use IAM roles to grant AWS cross-account access with external ID

  12. Revoke an IAM role

  13. Practice Activity: Get cross-account access after revoking a role

  14. Setting permissions boundary

  15. Test and Debug IAM policies using the IAM policy simulator

  16. Cumulative Activity: Deal with a cloud security breach

Recommended experience

Access to an AWS account and familiarity with basic AWS concepts, the AWS management console, the command line interface (CLI), and the IAM.

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Instructor

Arimoro Olayinka Imisioluwa
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36 Courses70,965 learners

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How you'll learn

  • Skill-based, hands-on learning

    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

  • Expert guidance

    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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