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A Cloud Guru

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

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The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification ensures cloud security professionals have the necessary knowledge and skills in cloud security design, implementation, architecture, operations, controls, and compliance with regulatory frameworks. This course is designed to prepare you for the CCSP exam, as well as provide you with the skills you need to succeed as a security professional.


  • Getting Started
  • Cloud Computing Concepts
  • Cloud Reference Architecture
  • Cloud Security Concepts
  • Design Principles
  • Evaluate Cloud Service Providers
  • Describe Cloud Data Concepts
  • Design and Implement Cloud Data Storage Architecture
  • Design and Apply Data Security Technologies and Strategies
  • Implement Data Discovery and Classification
  • Design and Implement Information Rights Management
  • Plan and Implement Data Retention, Deletion, and Archival Policies
  • Design and Implement Auditability, Traceability, and Accountability of Data Events
  • Cloud Infrastructure Components
  • Design a Secure Datacenter
  • Analyze Risks Associated with Cloud Infrastructure
  • Design and Plan Security Controls
  • Plan Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)
  • Advocate Training and Awareness for Application Security
  • Describe the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Process
  • Apply the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Apply Cloud Software Assurance and Validation
  • Use Verified Secure Software
  • Comprehend the Specifics of Cloud Application Architecture
  • Design Appropriate Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions
  • Implement and Build Physical and Logical Infrastructure for a Cloud Environment
  • Operate Physical and Logical Infrastructure for the Cloud Environment
  • Manage Physical and Logical Infrastructure for the Cloud Environment
  • Implement Operational Controls and Standards
  • Support Digital Forensics
  • Manage Communication with Relevant Parties
  • Manage Security Operations
  • Articulate Legal Requirements and Unique Risks with the Cloud Environment
  • Understand Privacy Issues
  • Understand Audit Processes, Methodologies, and Required Adaptations for a Cloud Environment
  • Understand the Implications of Cloud-to-Enterprise Risk Management
  • Understand Outsourcing and Cloud Contract Design
  • Next Steps

Taught by

Tia Williams


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