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CCSP Cert Prep: 3 Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security

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Learn how to design a secure cloud operating environment as you prepare for the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security domain of the CCSP exam.

Modern businesses are charged with keeping troves of sensitive data safe in the cloud. These companies need IT professionals who have a solid grasp of core infrastructure components and security controls. Earning the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification validates your cloud security knowledge and makes you stand out to potential employers. In this course, learn how to design a secure cloud operating environment as you prepare for the third domain of the CCSP exam: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security. Learn about the components of cloud infrastructure and how to design a secure data center. Plus, see how to design and plan out security controls, disaster recovery, and business continuity strategies.Note: This course is designed to cover the most recent version of the CCSP exam, released in August 2019.


  • Building a secure cloud platform
  • What you need to know
  • Study resources
1. Cloud Infrastructure
  • Cloud infrastructure and components
  • Cloud data centers
  • Site and facility design
  • Data center environmental controls
  • Data center environmental protection
  • Physical security control types
  • Physical access control
  • Visitor management
  • Data and media sanitization
  • Packet capture
2. Host Security
  • Operating system security
  • Malware prevention
  • Application management
  • Host-based network security controls
  • File integrity monitoring
3. Identity and Access Management
  • Identity and access management
  • Identification, authentication, and authorization
  • Provisioning and deprovisioning
  • Authentication factors
  • Multifactor authentication
  • SSO and federation
  • SAML
  • Security service providers
  • Identity as a service (IDaaS)
4. Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • Business continuity planning
  • Business continuity controls
  • High availability and fault tolerance
  • Disaster recovery planning
  • Backups
  • Validating backups
  • Testing BC and DR plans
  • Continuing to study for the CCSP exam

Taught by

Mike Chapple


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