Cloud Security for AWS

Duration : 1 Day (8 Hours)

Cloud Security for AWS Course Overview:

In this course, you will gain insights into the various components that constitute the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure. You’ll also explore the security challenges posed by these environments, including considerations related to high availability (HA), autoscaling, and software-defined networking (SDN) connectors. Additionally, you will learn how to effectively manage traffic within the cloud using Fortinet products.

Intended Audience:

  • Anyone who is responsible for the deployment or day-to-day management of Fortinet solutions on AWS should attend this course.

Learning Objectives of Cloud Security for AWS:

Upon completing this course, you will have the following abilities:

  • Grasp the concept of the public cloud.
  • Understand fundamental AWS (Amazon Web Services) concepts.
  • Review key AWS components and their functions.
  • Identify security considerations specific to AWS.
  • Describe the traffic flow within an AWS environment.
  • Differentiate between various licenses available in the AWS Marketplace.
  • Deploy Fortinet products effectively within an AWS environment.
  • Configure load balancing solutions.
  • Identify the FortiGate native active-passive High Availability (HA) setup.
  • Deploy FortiGate active-active HA using AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB).
  • Understand how to utilize Fortinet’s resources on GitHub.
  • Gain insight into FortiGate’s AWS SDN (Software-Defined Networking) integration capabilities.
  • Introduction to the Public Cloud
  • AWS Concepts
  • High Availability and Load Balancer
  • Fortinet Solution for AWS

Cloud Security for AWS Course Prerequisites:

  • General knowledge of IaaS vendors and experience with FortiGate and FortiWeb VMs

To run the labs on AWS, students must have their own AWS accounts with the following:

  • Valid payment method registered on the account
  • Ability to subscribe to FortiGate PAYG and FortiWeb
  • PAYG products on AWS Marketplace
  • Capacity for at least four elastic IPs and 10 vCPUs in a single region
  • Permissions to create the following:
  • VPCs
  • EC2 instances
  • Security groups
  • Lambda functions
  • AIM users
  • Elastic load balancers
  • Autoscaling groups
  • Cloud formation stack deployments
  • The estimated cost per student for running the lab, if done within the specified lab times and everything is deleted at the end, is USD 10 per day.

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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