This year, AWS re:Invent is once again being held in Las Vegas (12–15-Nov-2013). The 4 day conference focuses on all things AWS and the schedule is packed with talks, bootcamps, hands-on labs, and other events. If you didn’t attend last year, you can check out the videos online to get a feel for the high level of content the conference provides.
As a platinum sponsor, we’re doing a lot at this year’s conference. One of the things I’m really excited about is the bootcamp we’re hosting on the 12th.
It’s an intermediate (level “200″) camp called, “Architecting Highly Secure Applications on AWS“.
Over the course of the day we’re going to deploy a complete, live environment. We’ll start with the building blocks that AWS provides and work our way up from there. The focus for the day is on security and how it fits into your environment and operations.
The day is almost entirely hands-on and is designed to reinforce the AWS shared security model.
In this model, security responsibilities are split between AWS and the client (that’s you). As the client, you’re responsible for security of the operating system, your applications, and your data. We’re going to see what that means in the real world.
At the end of the day, you’ll walk away with practical tips and tricks that you can immediately apply to your AWS deployments. More than that, you’ll leave with a solid understanding of how to add an appropriate level of security to all aspects of your deployments.
You’ll know what security controls AWS provides and how to leverage them effectively. You’ll also come away with an understanding of what controls you should be using to address your security responsibilities and–more importantly–how to use them in operational scenarios.
If this sounds interesting, you can register for the bootcamp when you register for re:Invent. To purchase a seat, select “Architecting Highly Secure Applications on AWS” during the “Event Selection” stage of AWS re:Invent registration.
I hope to see you there.