AWS Certification Training (Security) ADVANCED (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    27 hours

  • Registration Fee:


Start Date

Live Online

December 11,  2020 – February 19, 2021

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Organizations need individuals with cloud skills to help transform their business. AWS Training and Certification helps you build and validate your cloud skills so you can get more out of the cloud. The Amazon Web Services Certification, or AWS Certification, is a set of training programs and certifications provided by Amazon to credential those seeking to prove their proficiency in Amazon Web Services.

This course will focus on security and monitoring of Amazon Web Services. The course will discuss attack vectors and defense methods through exploring AWS built in services and settings from identity management to network security, monitoring and content delivery (CDN) components.

Course Prerequisites:

None, however, Cloud computing course and AWS (Cloud Practitioner and Security) Basic Course at Ashton college is recommended. Students should have good understanding of cloud computing terminology and components as well as some previous experience with IT security.

Topics/Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Build an identity management policy
  • Build a secure lab infrastructure including EC2 and S3 instances
  • Build and apply security controls on web application using advanced load balancer and CDN
  • Understand the functionality of security tools available in AWS to achieve:
    • Data protection
    • Infrastructure protection
    • Compliance & data privacy
    • Threat detection & continuous monitoring
    • Identity & access management


George Mikhailov

GeorgeGeorge Mikhailov has over 20 years of vital experience working in cybersecurity and information technology. As an educator, he possesses an intricate knowledge of cybersecurity technology and the leading best practices. His knowledge of security operations, cyber threat intelligence, incident handling, digital forensics and regulations enables him to help organizations transform their cybersecurity practices. He helps companies leverage the appropriate combination of people, processes, and technologies to protect personal confidentiality, preserve system integrity and promote information availability. He began with Network and Endpoint security and moved further into the areas of Web, Application, Messaging and Cloud Security. George Mikhailov holds a master’s degree in IT Security and has industry certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CEH ( Certified Ethical Hacker). He is currently working on his PhD, focusing on advanced threat detection.

*Subject to change without notice

Who Will Benefit From The Course

  • AWS Academy students
  • Other IT-related professionals
  • Administrator
  • Developer
  • Solution Architect
  • Anyone interested in AWS Cloud Technology


Live Online

Part Time:

December 11,  2020 – February 19, 2021

    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars.
    • Webinars will be held on Fridays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST.
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools (Zoom for Education) to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. Students should have access to a computer, laptop or smartphone to access the class sessions. To be able to participate in webinars, students need a webcam and headset, or a microphone and headphones, along with a high-speed internet connection.


Registration fee for this course is $690.

No books required. Some readings will be suggested and available online.


This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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