Programming & Development

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)


The goal of the course is to prepare professionals for the challenging CCSP exam by covering the objectives of the exam based on the six domains as defined in the (ISC)2 CCSP common body of knowledge.

Who Should Attend
The CCSP is ideal for IT and information security leaders responsible for applying best practices to cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration.

Course Objectives
Upon completing this course, the participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills including the ability to:
Successfully pass the CCSP exam.
Understand the fundamentals of the cloud computing architecture framework.
Understand security challenges associated with different types of cloud services.
Identify and evaluate security risks for their organization’s cloud environments.
Select and implement appropriate controls to ensure secure implementation of cloud services.
Thoroughly understand the 6 essential core domains of the CCSP common body of knowledge: 1. Architectural Concepts & Design Requirements 2. Cloud Data Security 3. Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security 4. Cloud Application Security 5. Operations 6. Legal & Compliance

Course Outline:

Cloud Computing Concepts
Cloud Reference Architecture
Cloud Computing Security Concepts
Design Principles of Secure Cloud Computing
Trusted Cloud Services
CSA (Cloud Security Alliance) Cloud Data Lifecycle
Cloud Data Storage Architectures
Data Security Strategies
Data Discovery and Classification Technologies
Protecting Privacy and PII (Personally Identifiable Information)
Data Rights Management
Data Retention, Deletion, and Archiving Policies
Auditability, Traceability, and Accountability of Data Events
Cloud Infrastructure Components
Cloud Infrastructure Risks
Designing and Planning Security Controls
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management
The Need for Security Awareness and Training in application Security
Cloud Software Assurance and Validation
Verified Secure Software
SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) Process
Secure SDLC
Specifics of Cloud Application Architecture
Secure IAM (Identity and Access Management) Solutions
Planning Process for the Data Center Design
Installation and Configuration of Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Running Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Managing Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Installation and Configuration of Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Running Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Managing Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Compliance with Regulations and Controls
Risk Assessment for Logical and Physical Infrastructure
Collection, Acquisition, and Preservation of Digital Evidence
Managing Communication with Stakeholders
Legal Requirements and Unique Risks within the Cloud Environment
Relevant Privacy and PII Laws and Regulations
Audit Process, Methodologies, and Required Adaptions for a Cloud Environment
Implications of Cloud to Enterprise Risk Management
Outsourcing and Cloud Contract Design
Vendor Management

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