Identity & Access Management (IAM) Overview
AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a free service that enables you to manage access to AWS services and resources securely. Using IAM, you can create and manage AWS users and groups, and use permissions to allow and deny their access to AWS resources.
Guide you through creating and securing your Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. The steps required to complete this activity include:
▪ Part One: Create an AWS account.
▪ Part Two: Secure the AWS default root-user.
▪ Part Three: You will create one AWS IAM group.
▪ Part Four: You will create two AWS IAM user
▪ Part Five: You will create two customer-managed IAM policies.
▪ Part Six: Create a new AWS user for course lab exercises.
▪ Part Seven: You will create two AWS IAM roles.
By following this article you will understand the full process and organized better your AWS Cloud environment. Every company has a particular way to secure its environment.
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Students will need access to their own Amazon Web Services (AWS) account to complete the lab
Cloud Security Architecture and Operations. These setup instructions
will walk the student through the initial AWS Account setup, configuring multi-factor authentication
(MFA) for the root user account (a best practice), removing programmatic access from the root user,
and creating a separate privileged account to use for lab exercises.
Attention: Professionals strongly recommends students use a new AWS account for this course.