Cert Prep: AWS Security Specialty Certification
Hone your skills by practicing under real exam conditions.
Max time2h
Total questions65
Average time1h 30m
Tip: Retake this exam for more practice.
Remember: completing an exam, quiz, or lab will affect your skills scores.
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Required Score



Data Protection


Identity and Access Management


Infrastructure Security


Logging and Monitoring


Incident Response


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Welcome to Cloud Academy's preparation exam for the AWS Security Specialty Certification.

This prep exam is designed to prepare you for the type of questions you will need to answer, as well as the timed environment you will experience during the actual exam. If you are studying for the AWS Security Specialty Certification, we recommend you complete our learning path on this topic before taking this prep exam.


This preparation exam has the same number of multiple-choice questions as the the AWS Security Specialty Certification exam. You have 180 minutes to complete the exam. 

As per the AWS exam guide, some questions have one correct answer, while others require you to choose two or three correct answers.

The questions on this exam focus on the five domains of AWS exam guide. Each domain has the similar percentage allocated as per the AWS exam guide 

Exam Composition

  • Domain 1: Incident Response
  • Domain 2: Logging and Monitoring
  • Domain 3: Infrastructure Security
  • Domain 4: Identity and Access Management
  • Domain 5: Data Protection

In order to pass this prep exam, you will need both of the following:

  • A minimum score of 70 percent or higher on the overall exam.
  • Achieve the minimum threshold score of 35% for each of the domains.

Completing the Exam:

You can spend as long as you wish on any particular question but must budget your time to complete all the questions. Any questions not completed in the allotted time will be scored as incorrect.

During the session, you may skip questions and return to them later in the session. You can also review your answers to previous questions, and change them at any point during the exam session.

You can end your exam session by submitting your exam for a score, or by discarding your exam.

Submitting Your Exam

You may submit your exam at any time by clicking "Submit Exam" and confirming your choice. Once confirmed, this completes the entire exam session. All of your answers will be scored, and your Skill Score will be updated. All unanswered questions will be scored as incorrect. You cannot return later to complete any unanswered questions.

Discarding Your Exam

You may discard your exam at any time by clicking "Discard Exam" and confirming your choice. Once confirmed, your exam session will be closed without saving your exam progress. None of your answers will be scored, and your Skill Score will not be updated. When you return to complete the exam, you will begin an entirely new exam session which may include new exam questions.


Please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com if you have any questions, or want to share your thoughts about the exam.

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