AWS Certified Security Engineer

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.

Free instructor-led training

Security Engineering on AWS

This course demonstrates how to efficiently use AWS security services to stay secure in the AWS Cloud. The course focuses on the security practices that AWS recommends for enhancing the security of your data and systems in the cloud. It highlights the security features of AWS key services including compute, storage, networking, and database services. You will also learn how to leverage AWS services and tools for automation, continuous monitoring and logging, and responding to security incidents.

Program details

Cost of participation

Free of charge

Language of instruction in the training program


Required skills

English at the communicative level

Candidates eligibility

Citizens of Ukraine (proven with a passport)

How does the program look like?

5 minutes
Join the program

Explore the variety of AWS courses and fill out the form with your contact info.

30 minutes
Confirm your citizenship and English skills

You will receive the links to citizenship confirmation and English assessment test in your inbox.

8 hours
Self learning and assessment

Check out the self-learning guide and the link to the assessment test. Pass the test so we can reserve a seatspot for you in the instructor-led group.

5 days
ILT Training

Check the confirmation email with training course details. Join our Telegram chat channels for updates. Make sure you plan your time – you have to attend at least 70% of the sessions.

1 month
Prepare for the exam

Attend our exam preparation programs and Q&As with instructors where you will be doing practical tasks. Take the pre-certification assessment test and we will send you your free voucher for the AWS Certification exam (valid for 2 months).

2 hours
Take the exam and get certified

Once you pass the AWS Certification exam – stay with us! We will be sending you Cloud vacancies and we will invite you to job fairs. Also, you can continue studying with us to get prepared for other AWS Certifications.

During the program you will also receive additional opportunities
What you'll learn
  • Identify security benefits and responsibilities of using the AWS Cloud
  • Build secure application infrastructures
  • Protect applications and data from common security threats
  • Perform and automate security checks
  • Configure authentication and permissions for applications and resources
  • Monitor AWS resources and respond to incidents
  • Capture and process logs
  • Create and configure automated and repeatable deployments with tools such as AMIs and AWS CloudFormation
Course outline
  • Security on AWS
  • Identifying Entry Points on AWS
  • Security Considerations: Web Application Environments
  • Application Security
  • Data Security
  • Securing Network Communications
  • Monitoring and Collecting Logs on AWS
  • Processing Logs on AWS
  • Security Considerations: Hybrid Environments
  • Out-Of-Region Protection
  • Security Considerations: Serverless Environments
  • Threat Detection and Investigation
  • Secrets Management on AWS
  • Automation and Security by Design
  • Account Management and Provisioning on AWS
What you'll get
  • Access to preliminary self learning content
  • Seat in an authorized vILT Security Engineering on AWS class (4 days)
  • Seat in the exam preparation workshop
  • Access to the exam preparation platform
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty Exam Voucher
  • Additional support, events, coaching, job offers and more.
How much time do you need to dedicate to the program
  • ~8 hours for preliminary self-learning
  • 4 days (9-17) for vILT class
  • 1 day (9-17) for exam preparation workshop
  • Time dedicated to additional activities (support, coaching, events and more)
  • The time needed to prepare for the exam may vary depending on your experience
Upcoming dates