Robust IT Logo
Search by Career:
Training Locations

Find the perfect place

Finance Offered

Pay monthly schemes

02038 757 827

Dedicated Support

Secure Payments

Secure Payment Systems

AWS Security Specialty

About the
course

SCS-C01
Specialty
170 minutes to complete the exam
65 questions, either multiple choice or multiple response

This credential helps organizations identify and develop talent with critical skills for implementing cloud initiatives. Earning AWS Certified Security – Specialty validates expertise in securing data and workloads in the AWS Cloud.

Who should take this exam?

AWS Certified Security – Specialty is intended for individuals who perform a security role and have at least two years of hands-on experience securing AWS workloads. Before you take this exam, we recommend you have:

  • Five years of IT security experience in designing and implementing security solutions and at least two years of hands-on experience in securing AWS workloads
  • Working knowledge of AWS security services and features of services to provide a secure production environment and an understanding of security operations and risks
  • Knowledge of the AWS shared responsibility model and its application; security controls for workloads on AWS; logging and monitoring strategies; cloud security threat models; patch management and security automation; ways to enhance AWS security services with third-party tools and services; and disaster recovery controls, including BCP and backups, encryption, access control, and data retention
  • Understanding of specialized data classifications and AWS data protection mechanisms, data-encryption methods and AWS mechanisms to implement them, and secure internet protocols and AWS mechanisms to implement them
  • Ability to make tradeoff decisions with regard to cost, security, and deployment complexity to meet a set of application requirements
What does it take to earn this certification?

To earn this certification, you’ll need to take and pass the AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam (SCS-C01). The exam features a combination of two question formats: multiple choice and multiple response. Additional information, such as the exam content outline and passing score, is in the exam guide.

Benefits at a Glance

Why use AWS?

  • Easy to use
  • Flexible
  • Cost-Effective
  • Reliable
  • Scalable and high-performance
  • Secure.
Average salary for AWS Security professionals

£70,000.00+

The average aws security salary in the United Kingdom is £70,000 per year or £35.90 per hour. Entry level positions start at £60,000 per year while most experienced workers make up to £90,000 per year.

Job Roles

  • Security Consultant
  • Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • AWS Security Architect
  • DevOps Engineer Security AWS
  • Cloud Security Engineer Cyber Security
  • Cloud Security Engineer
  • Security Operations Engineer
  • Security Architect AWS
Frequently asked questions

You’ve got questions &
we’ve got answers

Learn about each AWS Certification exam here. To learn more about the benefits of AWS Certification, go here.
Training is recommended as part of your certification preparation, but it is not mandatory for the completion of the certification. Go to AWS Skill Builder to find a learning plan that’s right for you.
AWS Certification helps learners build credibility and confidence by validating their cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential and organisations identify skilled professionals to lead cloud initiatives using AWS.
Contact Us

Fill out the form or get in touch by using the details below:

svg image

Our Locations

Harlow Enterprise Hub,
Kao Hockham Building
Edinburgh Way, Harlow,
Essex, CM20 2NQ.
svg image

Give Us A Call

Sales Team: 02038 757 827
Support Team: 02038 757 831
Freephone: 0800 677 1232

Get in touch today!

We have made it easier for you to reach us and begin your learning journey.