3 Days

Security Engineering on AWS

Learn how to efficiently use AWS security services to stay secure in the AWS Cloud

AWS Digital Classroom

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Do you need to understand how to stay secure in the AWS Cloud? Security Engineering on AWS will enable you with the skills and knowledge to safeguard your organization’s reputation and profits, and improve security operations. 

This three-day, intermediate-level course is led by an expert AWS instructor who will guide you through the security practices that AWS recommends for enhancing the security of data and systems in the cloud. You will learn to efficiently use AWS security services including Amazon Security Lake, Amazon Detective, AWS Control Tower, AWS Secrets Manager, Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon GuardDuty, and more for automation, continuous monitoring and logging, and responding to security incidents.

What you'll learn

  • State an understanding of AWS cloud security based on the CIA triad
  • Create and analyze authentication and authorizations with IAM
  • Manage and provision accounts on AWS with appropriate AWS services
  • Identify how to manage secrets using AWS services
  • Identify indicators of security incidents
  • Identify how to investigate threats and mitigate using AWS services
  • And much more

Who should take this course

  • Security engineers
  • Security architects
  • Cloud Architects
  • Cloud operators

What experience you'll need

Completed the following courses:


  • Working knowledge of IT security practices and infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with the AWS Cloud

Course overview

Level: Intermediate
Type: Classroom (virtual and in person)
Length: 3 days

Languages offered

This course is offered in the following languages: Bahasa Indonesia, English, French (France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Simplified Chinese, Spanish (Latin America), and Traditional Chinese.
We regularly update our courses based on customer feedback and AWS service updates. As a result, course content may vary between languages while we localize these updates.

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Download the course outline for more information about what this course covers.

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