Security Engineering on AWS

Course Code: 3013


The Security Engineering on AWS course dives into the security practices that are recommended by AWS for enhancing the security of data and systems in the cloud. The course highlights the security features of AWS key services including compute, storage, networking and database services. The course guides participants on how to leverage the AWS services and tools for automation, continuous monitoring and logging, and responding to security incidents.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 3 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 3 days

What You'll learn

  • 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 insights 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


  • Identifying entry points on AWS
  • Security considerations: Web application environments
  • Application security
  • Securing network communications – Part I
  • Data security
  • Security considerations: Hybrid environments
  • Monitoring and collecting logs on AWS
  • Processing logs on AWS
  • Securing networking communications – Part II
  • Out-of-region protection
  • Account management on AWS
  • Security considerations: Serverless environments
  • Secrets management on AWS
  • Automating security on AWS
  • Threat detection and sensitive data monitoring
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Participants for this course must have completed the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials, AWS Security Fundamentals and Architecting on AWS courses. They need to have working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts. They also need to be familiar with cloud computing concepts.

Who Should Attend

The course is highly recommended for –

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

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This course helps participants prepare for the AWS Certified Security – Specialty certification examination. The certification allows experienced cloud security professionals to demonstrate and validate their knowledge of how to secure the AWS platform.

The exam comprises of multiple choice, multiple answer questions. The exam has 65 questions and participants get 170 minutes to take the exam. This exam is available in English, Japanese, Korean and Simplified Chinese.