AWS Security – Specialty

AWS Security – Specialty

  • Overview
  • Abilities Validated
  • Skill & Knowledge Required
  • Course Outline

This Certification is designed specifically for Candidates looking to gain a deep understanding of AWS security services, including the many different security mechanisms and techniques that AWS offers to secure your infrastructure and data from both internal and external threats and exposures. The AWS Certified Security - Specialty certification allows you to demonstrate and validate your AWS knowledge across security topics such as data protection and encryption, infrastructure security, incident response, identity, and access management, monitoring, and logging.

  1. An understanding of specialized data classifications and AWS data protection mechanisms
  2. An understanding of data encryption methods and AWS mechanisms to implement them
  3. An understanding of secure Internet protocols and AWS mechanisms to implement them
  4. A working knowledge of AWS security services and features of services to provide a secure production environment
  5. Competency gained from two or more years of production deployment experience using AWS security services and features
  6. Ability to make tradeoff decisions with regard to cost, security, and deployment complexity given a set of application requirements
  7. An understanding of security operations and risk
  1. At least two years of hands-on experience securing AWS workloads
  2. Security controls for workloads on AWS
  3. A minimum of five years of IT security experience designing and implementing security solutions
  1. Incident Response
  2. Logging and Monitoring
  3. Infrastructure Security
  4. Identity and Access Management
  5. Data Protection