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Networking and Security Best Practices on AWS: Private Cloud Computing & Essential Networking Strategies

Video Description

Build secure web facing applications by learning the fundamental technologies required to secure your applications from the beginning of the architecture/development process

About This Video

  • Get hands-on with IAM
  • Build your own custom VPC
  • Integrate the VPC with On-Premise Networks

Description

This course will show you how to get started with the fundamental technologies required to secure your applications from the beginning of the architecture/development process: Identity Access Management (IAM) and Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs). Combined, these two technologies give you the essential capability you will need to create a secure and isolated virtual datacenter in the cloud, complete with fine-grained user access controls and activity monitoring.

What you will learn

  • Understand how to create your own virtual private cloud
  • Build fine-grained network access controls
  • Discover the important differences between NAT instances and NAT gateways
  • Learn how to create, track, and manage user access control levels
  • Understand how to integrate your virtual cloud with a local network

Who should take this course

Application developers and architects interested in securing applications running in the AWS Cloud System administrators interested in supporting the security of applications on AWSIT and professionals with an interest in cloud security.

About the author

Colibri is a technology consultancy company founded in 2015 by James Cross and Ingrid Funie. The company works to help their clients navigate the rapidly changing and complex world of emerging technologies, with deep expertise in areas such as big data, data science, machine learning, and cloud computing. Over the past few years they have worked with some of the world's largest and most prestigious companies, including a tier 1 investment bank, a leading management consultancy group, and one of the world's most popular soft drinks companies, helping each of them to make better sense of their data, and process it in more intelligent ways. The company lives by its motto: Data -> Intelligence -> Action.

James Cross is a Big Data Engineer and certified AWS Solutions Architect with a passion for data driven applications. He's spent the last 3-5 years helping his clients design and implement huge-scale streaming big data platforms, Cloud-based analytics stacks, and serverless architectures. He started his professional career in Investment Banking, working with well-established technologies such as Java and SQL Server, before moving into the Big Data space. Since then he's worked with a huge range of big data tools including most of the Hadoop eco-system, Spark, and many No-SQL technologies such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, and DynamoDB. More recently his focus has been on Cloud technologies and how they can be applied to data analytics, culminating in his work at Scout Solutions as CTO, and more recently with Mckinsey. James is an AWS certified solutions architect with several years' experience designing and implementing solutions on this cloud platform. As CTO of Scout Solutions Ltd, he built a fully serverless set of API's and an analytics stack based around Lambda and Redshift. He is interested in almost anything that has to do with technology. He has worked with everything from WordPress to Hadoop, from C++ to Java, and from Oracle to DynamoDB. If it's new and solves a problem in an innovative way, he's keen to give it a go!

About Packt Video

Packt Video publishes friendly, practical video tutorials, packed with practical skills, concepts and guidance to help you succeed with new technologies and tasks. Packt Video’s series include Learn, Hands-On, Mastering, In 7 Days, Troubleshooting, and more. Our courses cover web and software development, security and ethical hacking, data science, and other key tech topics. We exist to make cutting-edge topics accessible for all.