Security Engineering on AWS

In this course, you will learn about AWS Security strategies, services, and features for building highly available, resilient, and secure solutions.

Develeap’s AWS Authorized Instructors will guide you throughout your security engineering journey, from foundations to AWS’s complex, multi-faceted ecosystem. The course presents best practices according to the AWS Shared Security Model, including how to implement security in your AWS cloud, as well as how to best utilize AWS’s entire security-oriented offerings.

Learn how to leverage AWS services and tools for automation, continuous monitoring and logging, and responding to security incidents. We will guide you through the process of designing optimal IT solutions based on real-life scenarios, including a hands-on lab. 


3000 ILS

If you could choose one course to study to become an AWS Security specialist, this is the one. This course is the cornerstone of the AWS Security knowledge. It is the best dive-in to become an AWS Security specialist.

So, whether you are a:

  • Solution Architect
  • Solution-design engineer 
  • Security desk operator 
  • Security Incident Response
  • Preparing for the AWS Security Specialty exam

This course is the perfect platform to advance your AWS Security expertise. 


In this course, you will learn to:

  • 1 Identify security benefits and responsibilities of using the AWS Cloud
  • 2 Build secure application infrastructures
  • 3 Protect applications and data from common security threats
  • 4 Perform and automate security checks
  • 5 Configure authentication and permissions for applications and resources
  • 6 Monitor AWS resources and respond to incidents
  • 7 Capture and process logs
  • 8 Create and configure automated and repeatable deployments with tools such as AMIs and AWS CloudFormation


We recommend students have prior knowledge of the following to make this course more efficient:

  • 1 Security practices and cloud computing concepts
  • 2 Completed AWS Security Essentials or Architecting on AWS courses

Event Outline

Day 1
Module 1: Security on AWS
  • Security in the AWS cloud 
  • AWS Shared Responsibility Model 
  • Incident response overview 
  • DevOps with Security Engineering 
Module 2: Identifying Entry Points on AWS
  • Identify the different ways to access the AWS platform 
  • Understanding IAM policies 
  • IAM Permissions Boundary 
  • IAM Access Analyzer 
  • Multi-factor authentication 
  • AWS CloudTrail 
  • Lab 01: Cross-account access 
Module 3: Security Considerations: Web Application Environments ∙ Threats in a three-tier architecture 
  • Common threats: user access 
  • Common threats: data access 
  • AWS Trusted Advisor 
Module 4: Application Security
  • Amazon Machine Images 
  • Amazon Inspector 
  • AWS Systems Manager 
  • Lab 02: Using AWS Systems Manager and Amazon Inspector 
Module 5: Data Security
  • Data protection strategies Encryption on AWS 
  • Protecting data at rest with Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB  Protecting archived data with Amazon S3 Glacier 
  • Amazon S3 Access Analyzer 
  • Amazon S3 Access Points

Event Outline

Day 2
Module 6: Securing Network Communications ∙ Amazon VPC security considerations 
  • Amazon VPC Traffic Mirroring 
  • Responding to compromised instances 
  • Elastic Load Balancing 
  • AWS Certificate Manager 
Module 7: Monitoring and Collecting Logs on AWS ∙ Amazon CloudWatch and CloudWatch Logs ∙ AWS Config
  • Amazon Macie 
  • Amazon VPC Flow Logs 
  • Amazon S3 Server Access Logs 
  • ELB Access Logs 
  • Lab 03: Monitor and Respond with AWS Config 


Module 8: Processing Logs on AWS
  •  Amazon Kinesis  
  • Amazon Athena  
  • Lab 04: Web Server Log Analysis 
Module 9: Security Considerations: Hybrid Environments ∙ AWS Site-to-Site and Client VPN connections ∙ AWS Direct Connect
  • AWS Transit Gateway 


Module 10: Out-Of-Region Protection
  • Amazon Route 53 
  • AWS WAF 
  • Amazon CloudFront 
  • AWS Shield 
  • AWS Firewall Manager 
  • DDoS mitigation on AWS

Event Outline

Day 3
Module 11: Security Considerations: Serverless Environments ∙ Amazon Cognito
  • Amazon API Gateway 
  • AWS Lambda 
Module 12: Threat Detection and Investigation
  • Amazon GuardDuty 
  • AWS Security Hub 
  • Amazon Detective 
Module 13: Secrets Management on AWS
  • AWS KMS 
  • AWS CloudHSM 
  • AWS Secrets Manager 
  • Lab 05: Using AWS KMS 
Module 14: Automation and Security by Design
  • AWS CloudFormation 
  • AWS Service Catalog 
  • Lab 06: Security automation on AWS with AWS Service Catalog 
Module 15: Account Management and Provisioning on AWS ∙ AWS Organizations
  • AWS Control Tower 
  • AWS SSO 
  • AWS Directory Service 
  • Lab 07: Federated Access with ADFS