Demystifying the AWS Certified Security Specialty Exam

In this course, you will look at the AWS Security Specialty exam and some of the key topics you will need to master before attempting the certification.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 24, 2020
Duration
1h 15m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 24, 2020
Duration
1h 15m
Description

AWS is one of the biggest providers of cloud services today. Most AWS projects include monitoring and logging for security purposes, as well as protecting data stored in AWS with encryption. So, mastering these topics is vital for anyone working in the cloud security field. This course, Demystifying the AWS Certified Security Specialty Exam, looks at the AWS Security Specialty exam and some of the key topics you will need to master before attempting the certification. First, you will navigate the exam booking process and see a breakdown of the exam. Then, you will learn some tips on time management and the best way to approach the exam questions. Finally, you will explore encryption in AWS as well as security logging and monitoring. By the end of this course, you will have detailed knowledge of the AWS certification process, and and understanding of the key areas you need to study before attempting the AWS Security Specialty certification.

About the author
About the author

I have worked in IT for 25 years, for 22 of those years I have delivered IT Training. I have delivered Microsoft, CISCO and Amazon Web Services courses across Europe. For the last 4 years I have focused on Cloud technologies delivering cloud training to some of Europe’s biggest organizations

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone, my name's Mike Brown, and welcome to my course, Demystifying the AWS Certified Security Specialty Exam. I am a senior cloud instructor working at Firebrand Training in the UK, specializing in Amazon Web Services. AWS is one the biggest providers of cloud services today. Most AWS projects include monitoring and logging for security purposes, as well as protecting data stored in AWS with encryption. So mastering these topics is vital for anyone working in the cloud security field. In this course, we're going to look at the AWS security specialty example, and some of the key topics you'll need to master before attempting the certification. Some of the major topics that we will cover include: navigating the exam booking process, a breakdown of the exam, tips on time management, and the best way to approach exam questions, encryption in AWS, and security logging and monitoring. By the end of this course, you'll have detailed knowledge of the AWS certification process, and understand the key areas you need to study before attempting the AWS security specialty certification. Before beginning the course, you should have taken the other courses in the Pluralsight AWS security specialty path. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into AWS topics with courses on AWS Security Operations, Identity and Access Management Security, Architecting for Security, and Monitoring and Logging in AWS. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about AWS certification with the Demystifying the AWS Certified Security Specialty Exam course, at Pluralsight.