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The Cloud is being widely adopted today for a diverse set of reasons! However, many are finding that security in the cloud is a huge challenge! Either because of implementation or Governance. Yes, Governance of security related to your cloud vendor is a huge challenge. However, many global standards have been developed that provide a great baseline for cloud security along with governance. This course will provide for you what you do not find in other classes! The combination of knowledge combined into one source from the leading global standards. We also provide practical skills regarding implementing cloud security, auditing and compliance. This is all managed by a unique delivery of cloud security along with the hands-on labs needed to truly understand what is happening to your data at all the layers of the cloud stack. This is a relevant course which introduces many technologies used in the cloud from implementing a private cloud architecture to using a new key management solution from various vendors.
Virtualization Administrators, Cloud Administrators, CIO, Virtualization and Cloud Auditors, Virtualization and Cloud Compliance Officers, anyone that needs a general understanding of security in the Cloud, those seeking the CCSP Certification.
- To fully understand Cloud Security from a real-world view point
- To receive the hands-on experience needed to implement Cloud Security with practical implementations
- To comprehend the industry security standards for both exam knowledge and implementation
- To have a general working knowledge on what to audit in a cloud architecture.
- To know hands-on methods of auditing a cloud environment from best practices view point.
- To understand how compliance is viewed and dealt with in the cloud.
- To gain the knowledge needed to pass the exam
Upon completion, the Certified Cloud Security Officer candidate will not only be able to competently take the C)CSO exam but will also understand basic cloud security knowledge to keep companies' IP and IT infrastructure safe.
Recommended minimum one-year experience with virtualization technology or equivalent knowledge. General understanding of cloud architectures. Minimum one-year experience with general security.
Exams & Certifications
The Certified Cloud Security Officer exam is taken online through Mile2's Assessment and Certification System ("MACS"), which is accessible on your mile2.com account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple choice questions. The cost is $400 USD and must be purchased from Mile2.com.
- Certified Cloud Security Officer
- Covers CCSP Exam Objectives
- Student Workbook
- Lab Guide
Module 1 – Introduction to Cloud Computing and Architecture
Module 2 – Cloud Risks
Module 3 – ERM and Governance
Module 4 – Legal Issues
Module 5 – Virtualization
Module 6 – Data Security
Module 7 – Data Center Operations
Module 8 – Interoperability and Portability
Module 9 – Traditional Security
Module 10 – BCM and DR
Module 11 – Incident Response
Module 12 – Application Security
Module 13 – Encryption and Key Management
Module 14 – Identity, Entitlement and Access Management
Module 15 – Auditing and Compliance