Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 bucket

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Time
45 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner

The Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 Bucket Guided IT Pro Challenge is a premium Cybrary lab intended for students at the beginner level. This guided lab teaches students how to create an S3 ...

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Overview

Introduction

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 lifecycle 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 a lifecycle retention 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 Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 Bucket Guided IT Pro 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 Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 Bucket Guided IT Pro 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 security control processes.

Once the bucket is created, a lifecycle policy will be created. This 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 retention policies is important to ensure appropriate auditing, and incident response can be performed.

The Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 Bucket Guided IT Pro 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 Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 Bucket Guided IT Pro Challenge, the student will learn how to create an S3 bucket and configure a lifecycle 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 Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 Bucket Guided IT Pro 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 lifecycle retention policies. 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.

Click on the Using a Lifecycle Rule in an S3 Bucket Guided IT Pro Challenge to learn how to create lifecycle policies in AWS.