Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
 /  Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

CCSP Credential denotes professionals with deep-seated knowledge and competency derived from hands-on experience with cyber, information, software and cloud computing infrastructure security. CCSPs help you achieve the highest standard for cloud security expertise and enable your organization to benefit from the power of cloud computing while keeping sensitive data secure.

Course Outline

  1. Architectural concepts and design requirements
  • Understand Cloud Computing Concepts
  • Describe Cloud Reference Architecture
  • Understand Security Concepts Relevant to Cloud Computing
  • Understand Design Principles of Secure Cloud Computing
  • Identify Trusted Cloud Services


  1. Cloud Data Security
  • Understand Cloud Data Lifecycle
  • Design and Implement Cloud Data Storage Architectures
  • Understand and implement Data Discovery and Classification Technologies
  • Design and Implement Relevant Jurisdictional Data Protections for Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Design and Implement Data Rights Management
  • Plan and Implement Data Retention, Deletion, and Archiving Policies
  • Design and Implement Auditability, Traceability and Accountability of Data Events.


  1. Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
  • Comprehend Cloud Infrastructure Components
  • Analyze Risks Associated to Cloud Infrastructure
  • Design and Plan Security Controls
  • Plan Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management


  1. Cloud Application Security
  • Recognize the need for Training and Awareness in Application Security
  • Understand Cloud Software Assurance and Validation
  • Use Verified Secure Software
  • Comprehend the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) Process
  • Apply the Secure Software Development Life-Cycle
  • Comprehend the specifics of Cloud Application Architecture
  • Design Appropriate Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions


  1. Operations
  • Support the Planning Process for the Data Center Design
  • Implement and Build Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Run & Manage Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Build, Run and Manage Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Ensure Compliance with Regulations and Controls
  • Conduct Risk Assessment to Logical and Physical Infrastructure
  • Understand the Collection, Acquisition and Preservation of Digital Evidence
  • Manage Communication with Relevant Parties


  1. Legal and Compliance
  • Understand Legal Requirements and Unique Risks within the Cloud Environment
  • Understand Privacy Issues, Including Jurisdictional Variation
  • Understand Audit Process, Methodologies, and Required Adaptions for a Cloud Environment
  • Understand Implications of Cloud to Enterprise Risk Management
  • Understand Outsourcing and Cloud Contract Design
  • Execute Vendor Management

This course is beneficial to Enterprise Architect, Security Administrator, Systems Engineer, Security Architect, Security Consultants, Security Engineer, Security Manager, and Systems Architect.


One of the prerequisites for the CCSP credential is 5 years of cumulative paid full-time IT experience, of which 3 years must be in information security and 1 year in 1 of the 6 domains of the CCSP examination.

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  • Duration 5 Days
  • Course Fee $1,750
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Categories: Cyber SecurityISC2

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