AWS Certified Security - Specialty Certification Course Overview

This course demonstrates how to efficiently use AWS security services to stay secure in the AWS Cloud. The course focuses on the security practices that AWS recommends for enhancing the security of your data and systems in the cloud. It highlights the security features of AWS key services including compute, storage, networking, and database services. You will also learn how to leverage AWS services and tools for automation, continuous monitoring and logging, and responding to security incidents. This course includes presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs.

After completing CS-C01 Security Specialist Training, students will be able to:

  • Identify security benefits and responsibilities of using the AWS Cloud
  • Build secure application infrastructures
  • Protect applications and data from common security threats
  • Perform and automate security checks
  • Configure authentication and permissions for applications and resources
  • Monitor AWS resources and respond to incidents
  • Capture and process logs
  • Create and configure automated and repeatable deployments with tools such as AMIs and AWS CloudFormation

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Key Features of Security Engineering on AWS Certification

  • Our training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL)
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • AWS certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL)
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment
  • Being an authorized AWS Training Partner gives us an edge over competition

Who Should Attend this Security Engineering on AWS Course

  • This course is intended for security engineers, security architects, and information security professionals.

Prerequisites for SCS-C01 Certification Training

We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • Completed AWS Security Essentials and Architecting on AWS instructor-led courses

Why Choose CloudThat as AWS Certified Security-Specialty Certification Training Partner ?

  • Enjoy all types of learning modes that suit your requirement virtual, instructor-led classrooms, or hybrid classrooms for Security Engineering on AWS certification training.
  • You have access to AWS official course prerequisite documents to start your preparation for the training from our AWS certified trainers.
  • AWS Certified Security-Specialty certification training is delivered by a stalwart in AWS Training.
  • Unlimited Mock exams are available at our TestPrep Portal for learners to get acquainted with the AWS certification exam.
  • AWS certified trainers and official courseware from AWS and CloudThat prepares you for the certification exam.
  • You can enroll for weekend or weekday batches and further 4 hours / day or 8 hours / day training on AWS Certified Security-Specialty respectively.
  • Corporate Trainings are available in customized formats to suit the changing business needs of the clients on AWS certification training.
  • Opportunity to learn and interact with learners from different organizations across the globe on AWS technology for their IT operation.

Advantages of Earning an AWS Certified Security-Specialty Certification

  • Gain competency as AWS certified Security Specialty and learn to automate the deployment, management, and monitoring of AWS cloud-based production systems across different geographies.
  • Earn certification in industry-accredited with Security on AWS and be relevant in the industry by embracing the new norms in the global cloud arena.
  • As AWS is a pioneer in public cloud space with 67% of cloud users moving their workloads to AWS, earning an AWS certification is more relevant.
  • Receive higher salary benefits USD 1,05,898 / year in the US up to INR 21 Lakh/ year in India for AWS Cloud Security Consultant.
  • Opportunity to demonstrate your AWS certification credentials and badge of honor on your professional networks like LinkedIn.
  • Build a stellar career path with AWS certification training as it opens abundant opportunities in cloud domain.

Security Engineering on AWS Course Outline Download Course Outline

  • Explain Security in the AWS Cloud.
  • Explain AWS Shared Responsibility Model.
  • Summarize IAM, Data Protection, and Threat Detection and Response.
  • State the different ways to interact with AWS using the console, CLI, and SDKs.
  • Describe how to use MFA for extra protection.
  • State how to protect the root user account and access keys.

  • Describe how to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) for extra protection.
  • Describe how to protect the root user account and access keys.
  • Describe IAM policies, roles, policy components, and permission boundaries.
  • Explain how API requests can be logged and viewed using AWS CloudTrail and how to view and analyze access history.

Hands-On Lab:

  • Using Identity and Resource Based Policies.

  • Explain how to manage multiple AWS accounts using AWS Organizations and AWS Control Tower.
  • Explain how to implement multi-account environments with AWS Control Tower.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use identity providers and brokers to acquire access to AWS services.
  • Explain the use of AWS IAM Identity Center (successor to AWS Single Sign-On) and AWS Directory Service.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage domain user access with Directory Service and IAM Identity Center

Hands-On Lab:

  • Managing Domain User Access with AWS Directory Service

  • Describe and list the features of AWS KMS, CloudHSM, AWS Certificate Manager (ACM), and AWS Secrets Manager.
  • Demonstrate how to create a multi-Region AWS KMS key.
  • Demonstrate how to encrypt a Secrets Manager secret with an AWS KMS key.
  • Demonstrate how to use an encrypted secret to connect to an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) database in multiple AWS Regions

Hands-on lab: Lab 3:

  • Using AWS KMS to Encrypt Secrets in Secrets Manager

  • Monitor data for sensitive information with Amazon Macie.
  • Describe how to protect data at rest through encryption and access controls.
  • Identify AWS services used to replicate data for protection.
  • Determine how to protect data after it has been archived.

ands-on lab:

  • Hands-on lab: Lab 4: Data Security in Amazon S3

  • Describe the AWS features used to build secure infrastructure.
  • Describe the AWS services used to create resiliency during an attack.
  • Identify the AWS services used to protect workloads from external threats.
  • Compare the features of AWS Shield and AWS Shield Advanced.
  • Explain how centralized deployment for AWS Firewall Manager can enhance security.

Hands-on lab: Lab 5

  • Using AWS WAF to Mitigate Malicious Traffic

  • Identify the value of generating and collecting logs.
  • Use Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Flow Logs to monitor for security events.
  • Explain how to monitor for baseline deviations.
  • Describe Amazon Event Bridge events.
  • Describe Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms.
  • List log analysis options and available techniques.
  • Identify use cases for using virtual private cloud (VPC) Traffic Mirroring.

Hands-on lab:

  • Lab 6: Monitoring for and Responding to Security Incidents

  • Classify incident types in incident response.
  • Understand incident response workflows.
  • Discover sources of information for incident response using AWS services.
  • Understand how to prepare for incidents.
  • Detect threats using AWS services.
  • Analyze and respond to security findings.

Hands-on lab:

  • Lab 7: Incident Response

  • Participate in team-based challenges in a real AWS environment
  • Compete with your colleagues in a gamified, hands-on learning experience
  • Apply your learning from the course on various AWS services

AWS Certified Security-Specialty

    • By earning AWS security certification you will show your future or current employer that you have knowledge of AWS Cloud concepts.
    • AWS Certified Security-Specialty certification can be used to learn employing AWS security services in the AWS cloud
    • On successful completion of AWS Certified Security-Specialty certification training aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us
    • By successfully clearing the AWS Certified Security-Specialty certification exams, aspirants earn AWS Certification

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Frequently Asked Questions

The AWS Security Specialty certification is a challenging exam that requires a significant amount of preparation and study. The exam covers a wide range of topics, including: Identity and access management (IAM) Network security Data protection Monitoring and logging Incident response Compliance To pass the exam, you need to have a deep understanding of these topics and be able to apply them to real-world scenarios. You also need to be able to think critically and solve problems.

The AWS Security Specialty certification is a valuable certification for anyone who wants to work in the field of cloud security. The certification validates your skills and knowledge in a wide range of topics related to AWS security, including: Identity and access management (IAM) Network security Data protection Monitoring and logging Incident response Compliance

There are many AWS certifications that are relevant to cybersecurity, but most relevant one is: AWS Certified Security - Specialty: This certification is designed for experienced professionals who want to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in a wide range of cloud security topics.

Yes, AWS security is in high demand. As more and more businesses move their workloads to the cloud, the need for skilled AWS security professionals is increasing. According to a recent study by Indeed, the average salary for an AWS security engineer in the United States is $110,000 per year. This is significantly higher than the average salary for other IT professionals. The demand for AWS security is expected to continue to grow in the coming years.

Certification through AWS is valid for three years from the date it was earned. You must recertify to keep your certification active.

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