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Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®)

September 11 - September 15


Official (ISC)²® Training Seminar for the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®) provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge required for understanding cloud computing and its information security risks and mitigation strategies. This training course will help students review and refresh their knowledge and identify areas they need to study for the CCSP exam. Content aligns with and comprehensively covers the six domains of the (ISC)² CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®), ensuring relevancy across all disciplines in the field of cloud security.
Official courseware is developed by (ISC)² – creator of the CCSP CBK – to ensure your training is relevant and up-to-date. Our instructors are verified security experts who hold the CCSP and have completed intensive training to teach (ISC)² content.

Training features:
Instruction from an (ISC)2 Authorized Instructor
Official (ISC)2 Student Training Guide
Chapter quizzes
Interactive flash cards to reinforce learning
Real-world learning activities and scenarios
Case studies and discussions
Post-course assessment questions to gauge exam readiness

Who Should Attend
This training is intended for professionals who have at least five years of full-time IT experience, including three years in information security and at least one year in cloud security, and are pursuing CCSP certification to enhance credibility and career mobility. The seminar is ideal for those working in positions such as, but not limited to:
Security Manager
Systems Architect
Systems Engineer
Security Architect
Security Consultant
Security Engineer
Enterprise Architect
Security Administrator

Course Domains
Domain 1. Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
Domain 2. Cloud Governance: Legal, Risk and Compliance
Domain 3. Cloud Data Security
Domain 4. Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
Domain 5. Cloud Application Security
Domain 6. Cloud Security Operations

Course Objectives
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
Understand legal frameworks and guidelines that affect cloud services.
Recognize the fundamentals of data privacy regulatory/legislative mandates.
Assess risks, vulnerability, threats and attacks in the cloud environment.
Evaluate the design and plan for cloud infrastructure security controls.
Evaluate what is necessary to manage security operations.
Understand what operational controls and standards to implement.
Describe the types of cloud deployment models in the types of “as a service” cloud models currently available today.
Identify key terminology and associated definitions related to cloud technology. Be able to establish a common terminology for use within a team or workgroup.
Build a business case for cloud adoption and be able to determine with business units the benefits of the cloud and cloud migration strategies.

This course covers the following chapters and learning objectives:

Chapter 1: Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
State the essential characteristics of cloud computing
Describe the fundamental cloud computing services
Describe the cloud computing reference architectures
Explain cloud computing activities
Compare cloud service capabilities and models
Describe cloud deployment models
Summarize economic characteristics of cloud computing
Evaluate cloud computing ROI and KPI metrics
Summarize cloud computing security concepts
Describe key security considerations for each service model
Analyze key cloud service provider contractual relationship documents

Chapter 2: Cloud Governance: Legal, Risk and Compliance
Explain the issues with international conflict of law
Interpret guidelines for digital forensics
Identify the fundamentals of data privacy regulatory/legislative mandates
Summarize audit process, methodologies and cloud-ready adaptations
Describe risk management related to cloud services
Identify due care/diligence activities related to service contracts

Chapter 3: Cloud Data Security
Discuss cloud data security concepts
Describe cryptography
Explain data discovery and classification technologies
Interpret cloud data storage architectures
Analyze information rights management
Assess cloud data security strategies
Compare solutions for cloud data retention, deletion and archival policies
Explain basic security concepts in the cloud

Chapter 4: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
Compare cloud infrastructure components
Select standard practices for implementing a secure data center design
Assess risks, vulnerability, threats and attacks in the cloud environment
Discover components for planning and implementing security controls
Evaluate the design and plan for cloud infrastructure security controls
Appraise appropriate identity and access management (IAM) solutions
Recommend business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) standards

Chapter 5: Cloud Application Security
Explain training and awareness solutions for application security
Assess challenges in the secure software development life cycle (SDLC) process
Select a threat model for securing software development
Demonstrate cloud software assurance and validation
Choose verified secure software
Explain the specifics of a cloud application architecture

Chapter 6: Cloud Security Operations
Analyze what is used to manage and operate physical and logical infrastructure of a cloud environment
Discuss operational controls and standards
Identify methodologies for supporting digital forensics
Identify critical communication needs with relevant parties
Define auditability, traceability and accountability of security-relevant data events
Select requirements to implement secure operations

Note: Throughout this course, exam domains may be covered in several chapters. Included in the course is a table indicating where the exam outline
ACE Credit:
The Official (ISC)² CCSP CBK Training seminar has earned ACE CREDIT. Students who complete the course can apply for 2 undergraduate credits at participating universities and colleges. This is the only CCSP training available that provides college credits.


September 11
September 15
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