AWS Certified Security - Specialty
The AWS Certified Security - Specialty exam is designed for individuals who perform a security role and have at least two years of hands-on experience securing AWS workloads.
Earning this AWS Certification shows:
- You understand specialized data classifications, encryption methods, and secure internet protocols as well as the AWS mechanisms to implement them.
- You understand AWS security services and features of services which provide a secure production environment, as well as an overall understanding of security operations and risks.
- You have competency gained from two or more years of production deployment experience using AWS security services and features.
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Exam content outline
Domain 1: Incident Response (12%)
Domain 2: Logging and Monitoring (20%)
Domain 3: Infrastructure Security (26%)
Domain 4: Identity and Access Management (20%)
Domain 5: Data Protection (22%)
Multiple choice: Has one correct response and three incorrect responses (distractors)
Multiple response: Has two correct responses out of five or more response options
65 questions; multiple choice, multiple answer
Testing center or online proctored exam
170 minutes to complete the exam
Available in English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese
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