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AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty Exam Guide

By : Marko Sluga
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AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty Exam Guide

3 (1)
By: Marko Sluga

Overview of this book

Amazon has recently come up a with specialty certifications which validates a particular user's expertise that he/she would want to build a career in. Since the Cloud market now demands of AWS networking skills this becomes the most wanted certification to upheld ones industry portfolio. This book would be your ideal companion to getting skilled with complex and creative networking solutions. Cloud practitioners or associate-level certified individuals interested in validating advanced skills in networking can opt for this practical guide. This book will include topics that will help you design and implement AWS and hybrid IT network architectures along with some network automation tasks. You will also delve deep into topics that will help you design and maintain network architecture for all AWS services. Like most of our certification guides this book will also follow a unique approach of testing your learning with chapter-level practice exercises and certification-based mock tests. The exam mock tests will help you gauge whether you are ready to take the certification exam or not. This book will also be an advanced guide for networking professionals to enhance their networking skills and get certified. By the end of this book, you will be all equipped with AWS networking concepts and techniques and will have mastered core architectural best practices.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
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Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Managing Networks in AWS
Section 3: Managing and Securing Network-Attached Platform Services in AWS
Section 4: Monitoring and Operating the AWS Networks
Section 5: Network automation in AWS
Section 6: The Exam

DDoS mitigation

CloudFront is, by itself, already inherently resilient to DDoS attacks, since it is integrated with AWS Shield Standard. There is no cost for this protection, and, due to the fact that DDoS mitigation is already in place out of the box, using CloudFront can be a big benefit for our applications. CloudFront itself can protect our applications and act as an extra layer of defense from attacks on the infrastructure and the availability of our web content. AWS Shield Standard automatically protects CloudFront from any layer 3 and layer 4 network DDoS attacks and can provide filtering of most DDoS traffic from the internet.

However, modern attack vectors know how to use even higher-layer DDoS attacks. When we need even higher security, we can use AWS Shield Advanced, which can provide our application with higher-level attack mitigation and near real-time visibility...