AWS Cloud Practitioner 2022: Security and Compliance Literacy (Beginner Level)

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  • 19 questions
The Security and Compliance Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to define a variety of core security support resources. You will be evaluated on your recognition of the tools used in AWS access management and the associated best practices. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to recognize and follow security and compliance and work with access management in AWS.

Topics covered

  • compare IAM managed policies
  • compare the standard and advanced versions of AWS Shield
  • define the customer responsibility in AWS
  • define the provider responsibility in AWS
  • describe the purposes and characteristics of AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) and AWS Cognito
  • describe the role of bastion (jump) hosts and the characteristics of the AppStream 2.0 service
  • illustrate the use of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) password policies
  • illustrate the use of IAM groups and users
  • outline how AWS Artifact assists in document auditing and list examples of documents that can be managed using this service
  • outline how to configure CLI access in AWS
  • outline how to configure network access control lists (ACLs) in AWS
  • outline how to configure security groups in AWS
  • outline the core principles of the shared responsibility model
  • outline the purpose and list the three facets of the CSA Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire
  • outline the purpose of AWS Key Management Service (KMS)
  • outline the purpose of IAM roles and illustrate how to set them up in AWS
  • recognize how to navigate the AWS Compliance Solutions Guide and other AWS compliance services
  • recognize the purpose and characteristics of Amazon GuardDuty
  • recognize the purpose and characteristics of AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF)