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Learning AWS IoT

By : Agus Kurniawan
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Learning AWS IoT

By: Agus Kurniawan

Overview of this book

The Internet of Things market increased a lot in the past few years and IoT development and its adoption have showed an upward trend. Analysis and predictions say that Enterprise IoT platforms are the future of IoT. AWS IoT is currently leading the market with its wide range of device support SDKs and versatile management console. This book initially introduces you to the IoT platforms, and how it makes our IoT development easy. It then covers the complete AWS IoT Suite and how it can be used to develop secure communication between internet-connected things such as sensors, actuators, embedded devices, smart applications, and so on. The book also covers the various modules of AWS: AWS Greengrass, AWS device SDKs, AWS IoT Platform, AWS Button, AWS Management consoles, AWS-related CLI, and API references, all with practical use cases. Near the end, the book supplies security-related best practices to make bi-directional communication more secure. When you've finished this book, you'll be up-and-running with the AWS IoT Suite, and building IoT projects.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Chapter 8. Securing AWS IoT

Our IoT devices and data are important assets, and we want to protect these assets from bad guys. In this chapter, we will explore the security aspects of IoT platforms in general and AWS IoT in particular.

We will explore the following topics in this chapter:

  • Introducing IoT security
  • Understanding IoT risks
  • Introducing AWS IoT identity and security
  • Securing communication between AWS IoT and IoT devices
  • Authenticating and authorizing
  • Managing AWS IAM
  • Building a secure AWS IoT for your IoT project