AWS WAF: Web Application Firewall

AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) protects web applications running on AWS from common web exploits that could compromise security, availability, or consume excessive resources (which in turn could end up costing you a lot of money). As the name suggests, it is a firewall service for your web applications running on AWS cloud. You can … Continue reading AWS WAF: Web Application Firewall

Security 101 for AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam

Security is 24% of the Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam. Even though it is only the 3rd out of 4 domains in terms of percentage of the exam, it's still worth becoming comfortable with the Shared Responsibility Model and the various ways AWS helps to protect your infrastructure. Securing the Cloud is a very important part … Continue reading Security 101 for AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam

AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards

It's important to know the details of what each service is.  But at the same time, it helps to know a simple phrase to trigger your memory as a complete newbie.  So I've created this AWS Mnemonics page to help you remember key features and facts. Especially when there are half a dozen services that … Continue reading AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards