Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Certified Security Specialty | SCS-C02 certification



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18/11/2024 (Monday)


The accelerated AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C02) course, validates your expertise in creating and implementing security solutions in the AWS Cloud. This certification also validates your 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.

The AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C02) exam is intended for individuals who perform a security role. The exam validates a candidate’s ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge about securing the AWS platform.

In just 3 days, you’ll gain an understanding of specialized data classifications and AWS data protection mechanisms. You’ll also gain:

  • An understanding of data-encryption methods and AWS mechanisms to implement them
  • An understanding of secure internet protocols and AWS mechanisms to implement them
  • A working knowledge of AWS security services and features of services to provide a secure production environment
  • The ability to make trade-off decisions with regard to cost, security, and deployment complexity to meet a set of application requirements
  • An understanding of security operations and risks

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the AWS exam, and achieve your AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C02) certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get certified at twice the speed of the traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal for:

  • People who want to implement AWS security
  • People who are responsible for maintaining their organization security on AWS across a range of environments

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


  • Module 1: Threat Detection and Incident Response 14%
  • Module 2: Security Logging and Monitoring 18%
  • Module 3: Infrastructure Security 20%
  • Module 4: Identity and Access Management 16%
  • Module 5: Data Protection 18%
  • Module 6: Management and Security Governance 14%

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

AWS Certified Security – Specialty (SCS-C02) exam

  • Duration: 170 minutes
  • Format: 65 questions; either multiple choice or multiple response.
  • Number of questions: 65
  • Passing score: minimum passing score is 750
  • Languages: English, French (France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Simplified Chinese, and Spanish (Latin America)
  • Domains:
    • Domain 1: Threat Detection and Incident Response 14%
    • Domain 2: Security Logging and Monitoring 18%
    • Domain 3: Infrastructure Security 20%
    • Domain 4: Identity and Access Management 16%
    • Domain 5: Data Protection 18%
    • Domain 6: Management and Security Governance 14%

What's Included

  • Custom Firebrand courseware

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


Before attending this accelerated course, you should have:

  • 3–5 years of experience in designing and implementing security solutions
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in securing AWS workloads

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 09 - 31 587 431 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


We've currently trained 134.561 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,14% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"I have a great time during the training, met professionals at different stages of their IT career, the training material up to date and the the instructor was overtly impressive."
JE, Softcat PLC. (18/7/2023 (Tuesday) to 20/7/2023 (Thursday))

"It was relatively hassle free to book through my work and the content was broken down very well in line with the exam objectives. Plenty of examples, hands-on labs and comfort breaks in between. Overall, very good learning environment. Wish to have attended the in-person sessions."
Danish Javed, Codurance. (18/7/2023 (Tuesday) to 20/7/2023 (Thursday))

"Once again FIREBRAND have delivered an excellent course. It is clear to see that the whole team have a very positive attitude towards delivering quality training. Excellent instructors supported by an excellent support team. Thank you!"
Stuart Yates. (18/7/2023 (Tuesday) to 20/7/2023 (Thursday))

"The course is really fast paced and worth it. If you want to take security specialty on AWS, please go ahead. Firebrand were great at accommodating all the needs and the instructor was really attentive with the students. Highly recommend in the future and will use it myself in the future as well."
Anonymous (18/7/2023 (Tuesday) to 20/7/2023 (Thursday))

"Excellent course so much in-depth information passed on. Excellent instructor - course was intensive no doubt about it. But will be back later in 2020 for some more education. "
Adele Reed. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 6/8/2020 (Thursday))

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