Security

Updated on: 20 December 2019

Security Helpful Resources

Tutorials and Great Labs

Below are some links to some great starter labs as well as tutorials to help you build solutions on AWS.

Sample Projects, Tools, and Code

The below resources are links to tools, code samples and projects.

Great Videos From Webinars / re:invent

Great Blog Posts

FAQs

Q: What are the four main use cases for IAM Roles?

A: 1. AWS Service to Service Access 2. Cross-Account Access 3. Federation / SSO 4. Temporary Access

Q: What is the special URL where I can query metadata inside an EC2? A: curl http://169.264.169.254/latest/meta-data/

Q: What is the special URL where I can query userdata inside an EC2? A: curl http://169.264.169.254/latest/user-data/

Q: How can I audit my CloudTrail logs, specifically when they are federated with STS / SAML? A: See links below

AWS and Third-Party Tools

Links for class setup