Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket

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Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Beginner

The Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket 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 in ...

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Overview

Introduction

The tasks are completed using the AWS Portal. 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. Learning about logging and notification policies in AWS will also help develop the ability to design incident response for cloud service models, which is important to Cyber Defense Incident Responders. Upon completion of this lab, the student will be able to use the AWS Portal to create an S3 bucket and an event notification policy for items in the S3 bucket. 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 Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket 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 Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket 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, a simple notification service alert and access policy will be created. These will help develop the ability to develop security compliance processes for external services, knowledge of controls related to data, and the ability to design incident response for cloud service models. Understanding event logging and notifications is important to ensure appropriate auditing, and incident response can be performed.

The Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket 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.

By completing the Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket IT Pro Guided Challenge, the student will learn how to create an S3 bucket and set up a simple notification service (SNS) and access policy in AWS. Learning these skills will help students develop skills in security controls and work toward being able to design incident response for the cloud environment. These are important for many work roles within information technology and cybersecurity.

Conclusion

The Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket 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 event logging and handling. 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 and create an SNS topic and access policy.

Click on the Create a Logged Distribution S3 Bucket IT Pro Guided Challenge to learn how to create logging and notification policies in AWS.