AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C02) Exam Guide – Second Edition: Get all the guidance you need to pass the AWS (SCS-C02) exam on your first attempt Front Cover

AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C02) Exam Guide – Second Edition: Get all the guidance you need to pass the AWS (SCS-C02) exam on your first attempt

  • Length: 614 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-04-16
  • ISBN-10: 1837633983
  • ISBN-13: 9781837633982
  • Sales Rank: #0 (See Top 100 Books)

Become an AWS certified security specialist, strengthen your cloud defenses, and unlock advanced techniques for incident response, logging, identity management, and more

Key Features

  • Stay updated with the most current SCS-C02 exam syllabus
  • Gain modern cloud security skills to build robust security solutions
  • Access online exam prep resources like mock exams, flashcards, and exam tips to help with preparation
  • Purchase of this book unlocks access to web-based exam prep resources such as mock exams and flashcards

Book Description

The AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam validates your expertise in advanced cloud security, a crucial skill set in today’s cloud market. With the latest updates and revised study material, this second edition provides an excellent starting point for your exam preparation.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of core services, which are essential prerequisites before delving into the six domains covered in the exam. The book addresses various security threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks, such as DDoS attacks, offering insights into effective mitigation strategies at different layers. You’ll learn different tools available in Amazon Web Services (AWS) to secure your Virtual Private Cloud and allow the correct traffic to travel securely to your workloads. As you progress, you’ll explore the intricacies of AWS EventBridge and IAM services. Additionally, you’ll get lifetime access to supplementary online resources, including mock exams with exam-like timers, detailed solutions, interactive flashcards, and invaluable exam tips, all accessible across various devices such as PCs, tablets, and smartphones.

Ultimately, armed with the knowledge and skills acquired from this AWS security guide, you’ll be well-prepared to pass the exam and design secure AWS solutions with confidence.

What you will learn

  • Apply cutting-edge AWS security techniques for robust cloud defenses
  • Implement the AWS shared responsibility model effectively
  • Configure AWS resources to meet specific security requirements
  • Configure and manage access controls and policies in AWS
  • Manage environments with AWS Security Hub and GuardDuty
  • Monitor and log tasks efficiently using AWS logging and monitoring services
  • Create bucket policies for users with predefined permissions to access
  • Create and manage private certificate authorities in AWS ACM

Who this book is for

This book is for system administrators or security professionals looking to gain AWS security certification. Prior experience in securing cloud environments is necessary to get the most out of this book.

Table of Contents

  1. AWS Shared Responsibility Model
  2. Fundamental AWS Services
  3. Understanding Attacks on Cloud Environments
  4. Incident Response
  5. Managing Your Environment with AWS Config
  6. Event Management with AWS Security Hub and GuardDuty
  7. Logs Generated by AWS Services
  8. CloudWatch and CloudWatch Metrics
  9. Parsing Logs and Events with AWS Native Tools
  10. Configuring Infrastructure Security
  11. Securing EC2 Instances
  12. Managing Key Infrastructure
  13. Access Management
  14. Working with Access Policies
  15. Federated and Mobile Access
  16. Using Active Directory Services to Manage Access
  17. Protecting Data in Flight and at Rest
  18. Securely Connecting to your AWS Environment
  19. Using Certificates and Certificate Services in AWS
  20. Managing Secrets Securely in AWS
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