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AWS Solutions Architect Associate (SAA-C02)

AWS Shield

Shield Standard

  • Free service that is activated for every AWS customer
  • Provides protection from SYN/UDP Floods, Reflection attacks and other layer 3 & layer 4 attacks

Shield Advanced

  • DDoS mitigation service ($3,000 per month per organization)
  • Protect against more sophisticated attacks on
    • EC2 instances
    • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
    • CloudFront
    • Global Accelerator
    • Route 53
  • 24/7 access to AWS DDoS Response (DRP) team
  • Get reimbursed for usage spikes due to DDoS

Last updated: 2022-05-20