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Security Engineering on AWS


Course description

This course on AWS Security Engineering shows you how to use AWS security services effectively to stay safe in the AWS Cloud. The training focuses on the security procedures that AWS suggests using to improve the security of your data and cloud-based services.

The security attributes of the leading AWS services—Compute, Storage, networking, and database services—are highlighted. Additionally, you will learn how to use AWS tools and services for automation, ongoing logging and tracking, and handling security problems.

The course is also helpful for learners preparing for the AWS Certified Security Speciality Certification


This Security Engineering On AWS Training Course includes the following activities: 

  • Live Demonstrations 
  • Group Discussions 
  • Hands-On Labs 
  • Frequent Knowledge Checks

Course Objectives

Here’s what you’ll learn in this course: 

  • Describe the advantages and responsibilities of using the AWS Cloud for security. 
  • Construction of secure application infrastructures 
  • Application and data protection against typical security risks 
  • Automate and carry out security checks 
  • Set up apps’ and resources’ permissions and authentication 
  • AWS resource monitoring and incident response 
  • assemble and analyze logs 
  • With tools like AMIs and AWS CloudFormation, create and configure automated and repeatable deployments.

Intended Audience

You can take on this course if you belong to the following category of individuals:

  • Security engineers
  • Security architects
  • Information security professionals


To qualify for taking up this course, you’ll need the following:

Module Breakdown

Course outline

Module 1: Security on AWS

  • Security in the AWS cloud
  • AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  • Incident response overview
  • DevOps with Security Engineering

Module 2: Identifying Entry Points on AWS

  • Identify the different ways to access the AWS platform
  • Understanding IAM policies
  • IAM Permissions Boundary
  • IAM Access Analyzer
  • Multi-factor authentication
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • Lab 01: Cross-account access

Module 3: Security Considerations: Web Application Environments

  • Threats in a three-tier architecture
  • Common threats: user access
  • Common threats: data access
  • AWS Trusted Advisor

Module 4: Application Security

  • Amazon Machine Images
  • Amazon Inspector
  • AWS Systems Manager
  • Lab 02: Using AWS Systems Manager and Amazon Inspector

Module 5: Data Security

  • Data protection strategies
  • Encryption on AWS
  • Protecting data at rest with Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB
  • Protecting archived data with Amazon S3 Glacier
  • Amazon S3 Access Analyzer
  • Amazon S3 Access Points

Module 6: Securing Network Communications

  • Amazon VPC security considerations
  • Amazon VPC Traffic Mirroring
  • Responding to compromised instances
  • Elastic Load Balancing
  • AWS Certificate Manager

Module 7: Monitoring and Collecting Logs on AWS

  • Amazon CloudWatch and CloudWatch Logs
  • AWS Config
  • Amazon Macie
  • Amazon VPC Flow Logs
  • Amazon S3 Server Access Logs
  • ELB Access Logs
  • Lab 03: Monitor and Respond with AWS Config

Module 8: Processing Logs on AWS

  • Amazon Kinesis
  • Amazon Athena
  • Lab 04: Web Server Log Analysis

Module 9: Security Considerations: Hybrid Environments

  • AWS Site-to-Site and Client VPN connections
  • AWS Direct Connect
  • AWS Transit Gateway

Module 10: Out-Of-Region Protection

  • Amazon Route 53
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • AWS Shield
  • AWS Firewall Manager
  • DDoS mitigation on AWS

Module 11: Security Considerations: Serverless Environments

  • Amazon Cognito
  • Amazon API Gateway
  • AWS Lambda

Module 12: Threat Detection and Investigation

  • Amazon GuardDuty
  • AWS Security Hub
  • Amazon Detective

Module 13: Secrets Management on AWS

  • AWS CloudHSM
  • AWS Secrets Manager
  • Lab 05: Using AWS KMS

Module 14: Automation and Security by Design

  • AWS CloudFormation
  • AWS Service Catalog
  • Lab 06: Security automation on AWS with AWS Service Catalog

Module 15: Account Management and Provisioning on AWS

  • AWS Organizations
  • AWS Control Tower
  • AWS Directory Service
  • Lab 07: Federated Access with ADFS


This certification enables businesses to find and nurture talent with the essential competencies to carry out cloud initiatives. The AWS Certified Security – Specialty credential verifies knowledge of protecting workloads and data in the AWS Cloud.

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The AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam verifies technical expertise in workload, architectural security, and hardening on the AWS platform. Participants with two or more years of practical experience developing and delivering cloud architecture on AWS are encouraged to enroll in this half-day session to learn about exam preparation. We’ll explore the exam’s subject areas and map them to particular study areas to aid your practice. We’ll review example exam questions for each subject area while instructing you on understanding the topics being assessed so you can more effectively weed out wrong answers.

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Is Cloud Wizard Consulting an official AWS training partner?

Yes, we have been since 2015.

Who should take up this course?

You can take on this course if you belong to the following category of individuals:

  • Security engineers
  • Security architects
  • Information security professionals

What prior experience do you need for this course?

To qualify for taking up this course, you’ll need the following:

Course Schedule

Course Name Date Register
Security Engineering on AWS 11 Oct - 13 Oct Register
Security Engineering on AWS 25 Oct - 27 Oct Register
Security Engineering on AWS 15 Nov - 17 Nov Register
Security Engineering on AWS 28 Nov - 30 Nov Register
Security Engineering on AWS 05 Dec - 07 Dec Register
Security Engineering on AWS 19 Dec - 21 Dec Register

Course Overview

Duration 3 D / 24 HRS
Modality ViLT/ Classroom
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Price 49,500.00