AWS Certified Security - Specialty

Pass the AWS Security – Specialty exam (updated for SCS-C02)

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** This course is valid for the new SCS-C02 exam - released 2023/07/11 **

Updated - Jan 2024 - UI Updates for MINI PROJECTS


  • Anyone who holds the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Certification
  • The process will be easier with some existing security or SA PRO level knowledge
  • This isn't required - the course covers fundamentals onwards.
  • Experienced Engineers or Consultants


  • Existing Associate Level AWS knowledge
  • Laptop or Workstation to perform the demo lessons
  • An email address and credit/debit card for the AWS account(s)
  • Max $10-20 or so per month of studies (where possible, the course will use free-tier, but there will be AWS costs for DEMO lessons


PRODUCTION VALUES: The course includes best of class theory, architecture and practical demo lessons. Everything in the course is there for a reason, is produced to a high standard and aids in your learning

ALWAYS CONSIDERS COST: The course starts with by helping you create and setup AWS accounts which you will use for your study. These will benefit from the free-tier giving you free access to AWS products and services up to a certain monthly level.

LEARN REAL SKILLS: This course isn’t just about the exam, the AWS Certified Security Specialty is one of the most valuable certifications available in IT - but obtaining $100,000+ cloud positions will require experience as well as accreditation. By the end of the course, you'll be prepared to pass the exam confidently while also having gained enough experience to manage and audit security within AWS day to day.

SCENARIO BASED: The course is based around a real-world like scenarios. The theory and demo & advanced demo lessons are structured around scenarios which you'll encounter in the real world.

RESPECTS YOUR TIME: I promise to respect your time. Everything in the course is either relevant to the exam, or will provide the surrounding knowledge which will help you pass with confidence; while also gaining the practical experience needed to get access to exciting job opportunities. Lessons are never more than 20 minutes and often much shorter - I prioritize efficiency, not duration. Each section includes a quiz helping you retain knowledge, and at the end of the course, we’ve designed a full practice exam which mirrors real-world conditions.

ALWAYS ACCURATE/ALWAYS UP TO DATE: I pride accuracy and so commit to keeping the content up to date with regular updates as AWS announces new products or features. Updates will be included in your one-time course purchase so you can study at your own pace.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently pass the specialty-level AWS Certified Security exam and start getting access to some of the best paying careers in the industry.


  • Created and taught by an experienced instructor
  • 100,000's of students across a total of 8 previous AWS Courses
  • Instructor rating of over 99.5%.
  • 20 years+ of Consultancy experience
  • 40+ IT certifications, including all current AWS ones
  • Professional level production values, excellent quality, high-end audio, clear accent and vibrant visuals throughout.
  • All learning aids and demo lesson assets available for download at any time


The course offers excellent value for the one time enrollment fee. You will gain full access to the materials, which will receive constant updates for the lifetime of the AWS Security Specialty SCS-C02 certification . I'm so confident in the value, I offer a 14-day unconditional money-back guarantee. All I ask is that you contact me and give me some feedback on what you didn't like.

Your Instructor

Adrian Cantrill
Adrian Cantrill

Adrian is an experienced Solutions Architect and technical trainer specialising in cloud and emerging technologies. Over the past 6 years he has created eight popular online training courses taken by nearly two hundred thousand students globally.

Adrian is obsessed with helping his students learn and develop in the most efficient and effective way possible and draws on over two decades of technology design, implementation and fault-finding experience.

Outside work Adrian loves home automation, green technology, UAV flying and cats.

Course Curriculum

  Networking and Technical Fundamentals (moved to dedicated course)
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  Domain 4: Identity and Access Management
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  Domain 3: Infrastructure Security
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund. All we ask is that you give us a reason for the refund, we won't argue, but this feedback helps us improve.
Does the course come with practice exams?
It sure does .. a full set to help you recall all the important points in the exam.
Does this course include sandboxes?
The course has you create 3 AWS accounts which all include the free-tier (free AWS usage). The course is designed around using this free-tier to keep is almost entirely free. It makes more sense to use these 'long running accounts' rather than temporary AWS accounts.
Does this course include Demos, Labs and mini projects?
Yes ... the course includes lots of practical lessons which you can watch, or implement in your own environment. Additionally the GitHub repo includes all scripts, CloudFormation templates and other assets used in lessons.
Is this course kept up to date?
Yes... a single purchase gives you access to this course for life. I will keep this course up to date with the Security Specialty exam for as long as AWS keep this exam current. You will always be able to use this resource for that exam without fear of extra purchases.
Why should we trust you?
I've worked in online training for 7 years. I've taught 100,000's of students I have a reputation that I want to keep. I'm here for the long-haul to help as many people as I can. I'm a real person, who responds to emails/messages and tries to help people One2One as time allows :)

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