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Certificate in Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK™)

The Cloud Computing Security Knowledge- Foundation class provides students a comprehensive one day review of cloud security fundamentals and prepares them to take the Cloud Security Alliance CCSK v3.0 certificate exam. Starting with a detailed description of cloud computing, the course covers all major domains in the Guidance v3.0 document from the Cloud Security Alliance, and the recommendations from the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).

Who would benefit?

The course is especially essential for Information Security/Assurance professionals, ICT Security professionals, Project Teams and Service Management Teams but is extremely useful for people wanting to expand their knowledge of the cloud.

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Learning Objectives

The course covers an overview of all 14 domains in the latest Guidance document from the Cloud Security Alliance, and the recommendations from

the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)

Course Content

Module 1
: Introduction to Cloud Computing. This module covers the fundamentals of cloud computing, including definitions, architectures, and the role of virtualization. Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts & definitions
Module 2
: Creating and Securing a Public Cloud Instance. This module digs into the details of the different cloud delivery models and their basic security issues.
Module 3
: Managing Cloud Security and Risk. This module covers important considerations for managing security for cloud computing.
Module 4
: Securing Public Cloud Data. One of the biggest issues in cloud security is protecting data.
This module covers information lifecycle management for the cloudand how to apply security controls,with an emphasis on public cloud.
Module 5
: Securing Cloud Users and Applications. This module covers identity management and application security for cloud deployments.
Module 6
: Creating and Securing a Private Cloud. In this module we move from the public cloud to the private cloud

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