In October, we launched 13 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including a new learning plan and digital badge for Migration, a new AWS Jam Journey for Game Serverless and Analytics, a free digital course to build generative AI skills with Amazon Bedrock, and a new 12-month, prescriptive virtual training program to build job-ready cloud developer skills called AWS Cloud Institute. And, AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner is now available in Japanese.
This month we launched 16 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including six AWS Builder Labs—two of which focus on skills development for generative AI—and two new AWS Jam Journeys focused on security challenges from AWS re:Inforce 2023. We have a new AWS Certification exam, currently in beta: AWS Certified Data Engineer – Associate. For new-to-cloud learners, ages 18+, dive into a new six-course series to help you build professional skills. Plus, take advantage of the 7-day free trial of AWS Skill Builder Individual subscription.
The cloud security landscape is constantly evolving, and organizations need to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and threats. As such, individuals with security knowledge are in high demand – from entry level to advanced professionals. This blog shares different roles in cybersecurity and training and certification resources to upskill and differentiate yourself in the cybersecurity job market.
In May and June 2023, we released 5 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including a sustainability course, a new AWS Builder Lab to configure VPC Traffic Monitoring, an updated AWS Certified Security – Specialty Official Practice Exam, and AWS Cloud Quest Tournaments. We also have a new guide to help you plan your AWS Certification path, and a new AWS Migration Essentials classroom course.
I joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a Solutions Architect in September 2022 after skilling up in AWS Cloud, validating my expertise by earning six AWS Certifications. I decided to pursue the other six certifications, at the specialty level. In this blog post, I’ll share my journey to prepare for and earn the AWS Specialty Certifications, each on the first attempt.
In April 2023, we released 15 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including AWS Jam Journey: Security re:Invent and a new AWS Builder Lab for AWS Skill Builder subscribers, and three learning plans (with digital badges) for cloud essentials, Media and Entertainment, and Amazon Connect. We are updating the AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam, and learners who complete all 12 assignments in AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner can earn a 25% off exam voucher for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.
In March 2023, AWS Training and Certification released 27 digital products including 14 AWS Builder Labs, an AWS Jam Journey (analytics), two courses for AWS Partners, three courses for c-suite leaders, and a classroom course on AWS security best practices. Exam labs have been temporarily removed from the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. To help organizations scale skill-building with their teams, AWS Skill Builder Team subscription is now available in 50 countries.
The shift toward more digital and remote work is placing increasing demands on security professionals to support the deployment of secure IT infrastructures and applications. However, IT leaders identify cybersecurity as the most challenging domain for finding qualified talent, as reported in the 2020 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report. This skills gap illustrates […]
Editor’s Note 8/6/2021: You can now schedule a one-day, standalone AWS Jam facilitated by an expert AWS instructor. You have the flexibility to schedule an AWS Jam on any day for your team, regardless of whether they’ve previously joined an AWS Training class. You will select a set of challenges aligned to the courses mentioned […]
This blog post compiles 10 tips about the specific topics that candidates should master in order to take the AWS Certified Security – Specialty certification exam. The reader will have a better idea of what to expect during the exam, and how to be ready for it. The post is geared toward Security Engineers who […]