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AWS Certified Security Specialist

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You will learn these things in this course:

1. The AWS Key Management Service

2. Security in Networking

3. Using Identity and Access Management

4. Core AWS services from a security aspects such as CloudTrail , AWS Config, AWS WAF etc.

5. Key concepts that are required from an exam perspective such as Incident Response , penetration testing etc.

Why this course ?

This course is intended to make you prepare for the AWS Certified Security Speciality Exam. The course has especially been designed keeping in mind the need of security in today's IT world. 

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Each class will be followed by practical assignments.

Real-life Case Studies

Live project based on any of the selected use cases, involving implementation of the various security protocols.

1. The AWS Key Management Service

2. Security in Networking

3. Using Identity and Access Management

4. Core AWS services from a security aspects such as CloudTrail, AWS Config, AWS WAF etc.

5. Key concepts that are required from an exam perspective such as Incident Response, penetration testing etc.

  • Course Expectations
  • Shared Responsibility Model
  • Encryption at Rest
  • Encryption in transit
  • Services

  • Encryption Basics
  • Introduction to Key Management Services
  • Encrypting and Decrypting
  • Working on Keys
  • Controlling Access
  • AWS KMS and Simple Storage Service
  • AWS KMS and EBS
  • Importing your Key Material
  • AWS KMS - Additional Aspects
  • Alias Keys
  • DynamoDB Encryption
  • Using your own pair for EC2
  • Cloud HSM

  • AWS Security
  • Securing your Account
  • incident Response Plan
  • What happens if resources have been compromised
  • Penetration Testing
  • AWS Inspector
  • S3 Lifecycle Policies

  • IAM Policies
  • S3 Bucket Policies
  • S3 Bucket Policy Conditions
  • IAM Roles
  • IAM Policies Additional Aspects
  • Cross Account Roles
  • Cross Account Access - Further Aspects
  • Cross Account Roles - External ID
  • AWS Organizations
  • S3 Pre Signed URLs
  • Cloudfront - Private Content
  • AWS Cognito

  • Encryption of data in transit
  • VPC Security - Introduction
  • Security Groups
  • Network Access Control Lists
  • Elastic Load Balancer Security Groups
  • NAT Instances and Gateways
  • NAT Gateway
  • VPC Peering
  • Mitigation against DDoS Attacks
  • Windows AD and DNS Security
  • VPC Endpoints
  • VPC Endpoints - Further Aspects
  • VPC Endpoints and KMS
  • VPC Endpoints and KMS - Additional Aspects
  • How to tackle packet inspection on AWS EC2 Instances
  • Web Application Firewall
  • AWS Trusted Advisor
  • Security for AWS VPS

  • Cloudtrail
  • Cloudtrail File Validation
  • Cloud Trail Logs from multiple accounts
  • Cloudwatch logs - using the agent
  • Monitoring your KMS Keys
  • VPC Flow Logs

  • AWS Config Service
  • AWS Config - using Rules
  • AWS Systems Manager - Introduction
  • AWS Systems Manager - Inventory
  • AWS Systems Manager - Run Command
  • AWS Systems Manager - Parameter Store
  • AWS Systems Manager - Agent Troubleshooting
  • AWS Systems Manager - Patch Manager 

  • Exam
  • Practise Test

No. The AWS exam fee is not included in the course fee.

The topics covered in this AWS Solutions Architect training course are explained in easy to understand manner so that even beginners can follow them comfortably. There are no prerequisites associated with the course and the curriculum covers all the basic concepts.

AWS has millions of active customers across the world who leverage its services to reduce costs, innovate faster, and become more Agile. Evidently, startups, as well as large companies, need cloud architects who can oversee a company’s cloud infrastructure and ensure a successful migration to the cloud. An AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification demonstrates your expertise to handle the responsibilities of a cloud architect.

Though not mandatory, it is better to have basic programming skills if you want to get started with AWS.

You can first learn the basics of cloud computing to get started with AWS. Start exploring the services offered by AWS and learn how to use them. Then based on the job role you are interested in, pick an AWS certification and validate your cloud skills. If you are seeking a cloud solutions architect role, then our AWS Solution Architect Associate training is all you need to get started.

Professionals seeking a career in cloud computing can start learning AWS. It is the leading cloud services provider that is used by companies across the globe. Whether one wants to become a cloud developer, solutions architect, cloud practitioner, or DevOps engineer, there is a dedicated AWS certification to help you get ahead.

Simplilearn provides recordings of each class so you can review them as needed before the next session. With Flexi-pass, Simplilearn gives you access to all classes for 90 days so that you have the flexibility to choose sessions as per your convenience.

All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us

Simplilearn provides Integrated labs for all the hands-on and projects execution. The learners will be guided on all aspects, from deploying tools to executing hands-on exercises.

All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. 

We recommend you upgrade your knowledge after you have completed this AWS Certification course.Consider taking a Post Graduate Program in Cloud Computing to become an expert and take your career to new heights.

This AWS training is conducted via live streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference. Classes are attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

The system requirements to attend the AWS training are:

  • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
  • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
  • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
  • Headset, speakers, and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instructions clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and a microphone.

Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.


Upon successful completion of the AWS Solution Architect Certification training, you will be awarded industry recognized course completion certificate from Simplilearn.

We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

There is no fee to cancel or reschedule your exam if you do so more than 48 hours prior to the exam. If you need to cancel or reschedule within 48 hours, you will need to pay a $60 fee. You are not allowed to reschedule or abort an exam within 24 hours of exam duration. 
If you fail to appear for your scheduled exam, your AWS exam fee will be forfeited and will not be refunded. You will not be allowed to reregister for the exam for the next 24 hours from the time of the missed exam. However, missing the AWS exam does not mean that you have failed the exam.

You can enrol for this AWS Certification Training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 

  • Visa Credit or Debit Card
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Diner’s Club
  • PayPal 

Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

Our training course comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. Simplilearn believes in our highly effective blended learning methodology and its ability to provide learners with the knowledge and confidence to pass the AWS Solutions Architect exam in the first attempt. If you do not pass the AWS Solutions Architect exam on the first attempt, Simplilearn will refund the course price to you.
To ensure your success, we strongly recommend that you take the AWS Solutions Architect exam within a week of the course completion date—or a maximum of 45 days from the completion of the online training. This way, the course materials will be fresh in your mind.

AttemptTime FrameResultMoney back
FirstWithin 45 days of course completionDid Not PassRefund full course price

Refund Process: If you do not pass the exam in the first attempt, Simplilearn will refund the full course price to you. To receive a refund, you must make a request through the Help and Support Forum. You must submit a copy of your scorecard along with the date you completed your online classroom training. Simplilearn will refund the course price within 30 days of receiving all required documentation. We will process the refund using the same method you used to pay for the course.

Terms and Conditions: This money-back guarantee applies only to Simplilearn’s  AWS Solution Architect blended learning. The guarantee is valid only for participants who have paid the entire enrollment fee.

The guarantee becomes void if:

  • Participants do not take the AWS Solution Architect examination within 45 days of unlocking the certificate
  • Participants do not maintain 100% attendance in at least one batch of the 36 hours of Live Online Classroom Training sessions
  • Participants do not complete the e-learning content. The full online study (100% completion) is required to learn the course materials
  • Participants fail to score at least 80% in all three of the available online AWS Solution Architect simulation exam available at Simplilearn.com on the first attempt.  
  • Participants do not follow the instructions of the trainer and do not complete the exercises given in the online classroom training
  • Participants do not submit the required documents to Simplilearn
  • Participants failed to request a refund within 15 days of receiving their results