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Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge Course Features

24 Hours of Instructor Led Training

Certified and Experienced Instructors

Hands on labs

Session recording access

Study materials and exam prep questions


Learning Objectives of Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge 


By the end of this course the students will be able to have a thorough knowledge about -  

  • Cloud Computing Architecture 

  • Cloud Computing Security Controls 

  • Information Security in Cloud Computing 

  • Application security 

  • Key and encryption management 

  • Security as a service 

  • Incident response 


Target Audience for CCSK Training Course


  • Cybersecurity analysts 

  • Security Engineers 

  • Security Architects 

  • Enterprise Architects 

  • Security Administrators 

  • Compliance Managers 

  • Security Consultants 

  • Systems Engineers 

  • CISOs 





CCSK Preparation Exam and Certification information 


  • Exam Provider – CSA (Cloud Security Alliance) 
  • Type – MCQ Exam 
  • No of Questions – 60 
  • Duration – 90 Minutes 


CCSK Course Certification Journey


Course Outline

Module 1. Cloud Architecture
  • The fundamentals of cloud computing, including definitions, architectures, and the role of virtualization.  
  • Key topics include cloud computing service models, delivery models, and fundamental characteristics.
  • It also introduces the Shared Responsibilities Model and a framework for approaching cloud security. 
Module 2. Infrastructure Security for Cloud
  • Delves into the details of securing the core infrastructure for cloud computing- including cloud components, networks, management interfaces, and administrator credentials.
  • It delves into virtual networking and workload security, including the basics of containers and serverless. 
Module 3. Managing Cloud Security and Risk
  • Covers important considerations for managing security for cloud computing. It begins with risk assessment and governance, then covers legal and compliance issues, such as discovery requirements in the cloud.
  • It also covers important CSA risk tools including the CAIQ, CCM, and STAR registry. 
Module 4. Data Security for Cloud Computing
  • Covers information lifecycle management for the cloud and how to apply security controls, with an emphasis on the public cloud.
  • Topics include the Data Security Lifecycle, cloud storage models, data security issues with different delivery models, and managing encryption in and for the cloud, including customer managed keys (BYOK). 
Module 5. Application Security and Identity Management for Cloud Computing
  • Covers identity management and application security for cloud deployments.
  • Topics include federated identity and different IAM applications, secure development, and managing application security in and for the cloud. 
Module 6. Cloud Security Operations
  • Key considerations when evaluating, selecting, and managing cloud computing providers.
  • We also discuss the role of Security as a Service providers and the impact of cloud on Incident Response. 

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