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AWS Certified Security - Specialty Certification Prep

The AWS Certified Security Specialty (SCS-C01) examination is intended for individuals who perform a security role. This exam validates an examinee’s ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge about securing the AWS platform.

 

AWS Certified Security - Specialty Objective

 
  • An understanding of specialized data classifications and AWS data protection mechanisms.
  • An understanding of data-encryption methods and AWS mechanisms to implement them.
  • An understanding of secure Internet protocols and AWS mechanisms to implement them.
  • A working knowledge of AWS security services and features of services to provide a secure production environment.
  • Competency gained from two or more years of production deployment experience using AWS security services and features.
  • The ability to make tradeoff decisions with regard to cost, security, and deployment complexity given a set of application requirements.
  • An understanding of security operations and risks.

AWS Certified Security - Specialty Certification Outline

Domain 1: Incident Response
1.1 Given an AWS abuse notice, evaluate the suspected compromised instance or exposed access keys.
1.2 Verify that the Incident Response plan includes relevant AWS services.
1.3 Evaluate the configuration of automated alerting, and execute possible remediation of security-related incidents and emerging issues.

Domain 2: Logging and Monitoring
2.1 Design and implement security monitoring and alerting.
2.2 Troubleshoot security monitoring and alerting.
2.3 Design and implement a logging solution.
2.4 Troubleshoot logging solutions.

Domain 3: Infrastructure Security
3.1 Design edge security on AWS.
3.2 Design and implement a secure network infrastructure
3.3 Troubleshoot a secure network infrastructure.
3.4 Design and implement host-based security.

Domain 4: Identity and Access Management
4.1 Design and implement a scalable authorization and authentication system to access AWS resources.
4.2 Troubleshoot an authorization and authentication system to access AWS resources.

Domain 5: Data Protection
5.1 Design and implement key management and use.
5.2 Troubleshoot key management.
5.3 Design and implement a data encryption solution for data at rest and data in transit.

 

AWS Certified Security - Specialty Program

 
  • We recommend that attendees of this workshop have the following
  • One or more years of hands-on experience designing and maintaining an AWS based application
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
  • HS Diploma/GED
 
AWS Certified Security - Specialty

Income Expectation

$136,260/yr

The average salary for a AWS Certified Security - Specialty Certified Employee is $136,260/yr in New York City. Salary estimates are provided by AWS.

 

Upon completion of this course, and the certifying exam(s), the student will be qualified to take a job as a

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Tuition

$1,700

 

Exam

AWS Certified Security - Specialty Certification