Serve a Simple, Static Website with S3

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Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

The Serve a Simple, Static Website with S3 IT Pro Guided Challenge is a premium Cybrary lab intended for students at the beginner level. This guided lab teaches students how to create an S3 bucket ...

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Overview

Introduction

The tasks are completed using the AWS Portal. The lab helps develop knowledge of concepts related to websites, which aids a variety of roles in cybersecurity. This lab will help students develop knowledge of how to develop security compliance processes for external services, such as cloud services. This is important to Security Control Assessors. This lab will also develop knowledge of controls related to the storage of data. This is important to Network Operation Specialists, Information Systems Security Managers, and Security Control Assessors. Upon completion of this lab, the student will be able to use the AWS Portal to create an S3 bucket, configure public access, and use the S3 bucket to host a static website. This lab is allotted 30 minutes to complete. Although the Guided option in Learn on Demand labs provides objectives and hints, you will need to have a basic understanding of how to use the AWS Portal. The Serve a Simple, Static Website with S3 IT Pro Guided Challenge will provide the information needed to complete the tasks, but you may want to challenge yourself to complete the tasks without using the hints.

Skill/Activity Breakdown

The Serve a Simple, Static Website with S3 IT Pro Guided Challenge requires students to create an S3 bucket in AWS. When completing this task, be sure to examine the access options available for the bucket. This will help develop knowledge of controls related to the storage of data. Understanding access options for S3 buckets is also important to develop knowledge of controls related to data.

Once the bucket is created, you will configure an access policy for the S3 bucket. These will help develop the ability to develop security compliance processes for external services and knowledge of controls related to data. Understanding access policies is important to ensure appropriate controls are set and ensure compliance with security policies.

The Serve a Simple, Static Website with S3 IT Pro Guided Challenge is a good choice for students desiring to gain basic experience with an AWS cloud environment. This is a short lab that is appropriate for beginners who have some experience with the cloud environment. This lab also provides an opportunity for students who have not published a website before to understand some of the factors that go into website development and hosting.

By completing the Serve a Simple, Static Website with S3 IT Pro Guided Challenge, the student will learn how to create an S3 bucket, set up an access policy, and set up a static website. Learning these skills will help students develop skills in security controls and work toward understanding concepts related to websites. These are important for many work roles within information technology and cybersecurity.

Conclusion

The Serve a Simple, Static Website with S3 IT Pro Guided Challenge is presented by Cybrary and was created by Learn On Demand. This lab develops skills in using the AWS cloud environment to set up a static website. This lab would be beneficial for students in most of the career paths offered by Cybrary. It would be particularly helpful for those pursuing the Network Engineer and System Administrator career paths. Completing the lab means the students can use the AWS Portal to create an S3 bucket, configure an access policy, and publish a static website.

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