CW-SEC – Security Engineering on AWS

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

Target Audience

The AWS Certified Security – Specialty is intended for individuals who perform a security role with at least two years of hands-on experience securing AWS workloads.

  • Security engineers
  • Security architects
  • Security operations
  • Information security

Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
  • AWS Security Fundamentals
  • Architecting on AWS
  • Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Course Objectives

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Assimilate and leverage the AWS shared security responsibility model
  • Architect and build AWS application infrastructures that are protected against the most common security threats
  • Protect data at rest and in transit with encryption
  • Apply security checks and analyses in an automated and reproducible manner
  • Configure authentication for resources and applications in the AWS Cloud
  • Gain insight into events by capturing, monitoring, processing, and analyzing logs
  • Identify and mitigate incoming threats against applications and data
  • Perform security assessments to ensure that common vulnerabilities are patched and security best practices are applied

Associated Certification & Exam

On successful completion of this course students will receive a Torque IT attendance certificate.

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. It validates an examinee’s ability to demonstrate:

  • 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 trade off decisions with regard to cost, security, and deployment complexity given a set of application requirements.
  • An understanding of security operations and risks.

Format: Multiple choice, multiple answer
Type: Specialty
Delivery Method: Testing center or online proctored exam
Time: 170 minutes to complete the exam
Language: Available in English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese

Duration : 3 Days