AWS Certified Security – Specialty

AWS Certified Security – Specialty




While the public cloud is very secure, even the most impregnable fortresses can be penetrated with data breaches making headlines and costing jobs. You, as the security professional, are entrusted with the task of defending your applications and assets in the cloud. In this course, you will learn through practical, hands-on labs, the secure protocols, data encryption methods, data classification and best practices needed to create a defense in depth strategy in the Cloud. In addition to learning the services, you will also be trained to apply cost and complexity filters to your security architecture so you can meet the demands of your organization.

Target Audience: Technical IT Professionals

Class length: 30 hrs

Next Scheduled Class: To be announced

Location:To be announced


1. Who is the target audience for this class?

IT Professionals with at least 7 years of industry experience and one active AWS Associate level certification. If you don’t have an AWS Associate level certification, please look at CloudLinear’s Associate level course offering and sign up for it prior to registering for this course. 

2. How long is the class?

24 hours.

3.Do I need prior AWS experience to attend this class?

Yes, prior AWS experience is required to attend the course. Specifically, you should have a current AWS Associate (Architect, Developer, Sysops) to be able to attend the course. If you don’t have an AWS Associate level certification, please look at CloudLinear’s Associate level course offering and sign up for it prior to registering for this course. 

4. Do I need programming experience to attend this class?

No, you do not need to be a programmer to successfully complete the course. But, familiarity with programming so you can understand the provided scripts will greatly help.

5. What do I need to bring to this class?

Please bring a laptop, power supply and a pen/notebook to take notes.

6. How much will usage of all the AWS services cost during class?

You should expect this cost to be $5-$10 if you are diligent about terminating and cleaning up all the services we use right after the completion of each lab.

7. Will there be hands-on lab work in this class?

Yes, this is hands-on practical course and we will do labs on each topic to reinforce what we are learning.

8. Will I receive a course completion certificate?

Yes, an electronic course completion certificate will be emailed to you upon request.

9. Can I get a receipt for the course?

Yes, CloudLinear will provide electronic receipts for the class fees.

10. Will the course help me get AWS Certified?

Yes, the course is focused on all the services you will need to know successfully pass the AWS Certified Security Specialty exam.

11. Can I become a Cloud Security Professional in the real world after attending the course?

Yes, with the hands-on practical knowledge you get in the course, you will be able to practice as high performing Cloud Security Architect in the real world.

12. Why attend an instructor-led class, when there are so many cheaper online courses?

A structure that gives you the motivation to commit the needed time to master all the required services for the certification. In addition, the discussions and interaction that keeps the class interesting from the perspective of the different professionals attending are irreplaceable.

Course Outline

Security Basics

Security of the Cloud

Security in the Cloud

Security Products and Services

Identity and Access Management


Incident Management & Troubleshooting

Exam Review


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