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In this intermediate AWS skills training, Bart Castle covers the protective controls portion of the SCS-C01 exam, which is the one required exam to earn the AWS Certified Security - Specialty certification.
It’s your job as a security professional to keep everyone’s life boring. That’s because boring is good when it comes to security. To achieve that goal, this AWS protective control training covers a range of topics to help you secure services both deep within the stronghold of your system, like AMI, as well as right on the frontline, like edge hardening against DDoS attacks. In order to make things boring, Bart’s uses some exciting topics in his AWS Protective Controls training.
For anyone who manages AWS security training, this AWS training can be used for AWS Security exam prep, on-boarding new network engineers, or making a team training plan.
AWS Protective Controls: What You Need to Know
This AWS Certified Security - Specialty training maps to the SCS-C01 protective controls exam objectives and covers topics such as:
- Using AWS to create protective controls
- Securing networks with AWS tools, AMIs, and EC2 key pairs
- Understanding and using AWS’ Systems Manager
- Controlling public and private subnets
- Ensuring security controls remain active on public web servers
- Using VPNs and maintaining workload security
- Hardening against DDoS attacks
- The benefits and uses of AWS WAF
Who Should Take AWS Protective Controls Training?
This AWS Protective Controls training is considered engineer-level AWS training, which means it was designed for network engineers. This protective controls skill course is designed for network engineers with three to five years of experience with AWS security.
New or aspiring cloud administrators. New network engineers will particularly benefit from this AWS Protective Controls training because it provides a complete picture of the many tools and resources AWS offers to secure workloads. Rather than learn on the fly, or pick up popular security practices in the workplace, build a long career in data security management on a strong foundation of AWS tools and methods and eventually earn your AWS Certified Security - Specialty certification.
Experienced network engineers. An experienced network engineer will likely have been exposed to many of the concepts this AWS Protective Controls training provides, but probably won’t have gotten a thorough education specifically about protective controls. This training on the intricacies of AWS data protection mechanisms will convert your familiarity with securing AWS workloads into mastery and set you up to take your AWS Certified Security - Specialty certification.