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AWS Certified Security: Specialty recap

AWS Certified Security: Specialty

Overview

The AWS Certified Security: Specialty is geared towards individuals who focus primarily on security within AWS. I found that as a solutions architect, it is extremely important to have security at the forefront of my mind while building. Building an environment secure initially reduces the risk of failing compliance and potential exploitation at production launch.

Exam components

I found that an exam-taker should focus heavily on the following resources:

Exam components (AWS Documentation)

AWS KMS

AWS Key Management Service

- FAQ

AWS IAM

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

- FAQ

Amazon EC2

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

- FAQ

AWS Cloudtrail

AWS Cloudtrail

- FAQ

Amazon CloudWatch Events

Amazon CloudWatch Events

- Quotas (Limits)

Amazon Inspector

Amazon Inspector

- FAQ

AWS WAF

AWS Web Application Firewall

- FAQ

AWS Shield

AWS Shield

- FAQ

AWS Config

AWS Config

- FAQ

AWS Organizations

AWS Organizations

- FAQ

Training Resources

The following training resources helped prepare for the above components:

Future Reading

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