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How to earn the AWS certified security- speciality certification

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AWS certified security - speciality

This certification is intended for individuals with security roles who have at least two years of hands-on experience securing AWS workloads.

Abilities validated by the certification

  • An understanding of specialized data classifications and AWS data protection mechanisms
  • An understanding of data encryption methods and their implementation
  • An understanding of secure Internet protocols and their implementation
  • 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
  • Ability to make tradeoff decisions about cost, security, and deployment complexity
  • An understanding of security operations and risk
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Recommended knowledge and experience

  • At least two years of hands-on experience securing AWS workloads
  • Security controls for workloads on AWS
  • A minimum of five years of IT security experience designing and implementing security solutions

Prepare for your exam

To understand the types of questions being asked, Amazon allows you to practice for the exam before giving you the actual one. You can prepare for the exam here.




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