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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)
Title Page
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Introducing AWS IoT identity and security

Consider that you have an office in a certain city. You have special assets within the office, so you don't allow people to come without your permission. Each person that comes to your office you will ask about their identity and purpose. If you feel that they have a vague identity, you can prevent them from coming to your office. This situation can be applied in AWS IoT.

Amazon AWS IoT applies identity and security to all IoT devices that want to access AWS IoT resources. All IoT devices should be registered to AWS IoT Management Console. You can perform this task using a browser and navigating to In the Manage section in the left-hand menu, you can add your IoT devices. You can see the AWS IoT Management Console in the following screenshot. AWS will charge based on the number of registered IoT devices:

The task of registering IoT devices has already been covered in Chapter 1Getting Started with AWS IoT, and you...