CCSP: Certified Cloud Security Professional - Boot Camp

The cloud is here. Are you ready to meet the security challenge? This CCSP: Certified Cloud Security Professional Boot Camp is the most comprehensive review of cloud security concepts and industry best practices covering all six domains of the (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®)!

During this Boot Camp you will:

  • gain knowledge in identifying the types of controls necessary to administer various levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, with regard to securing data in the cloud.
  • identify the virtual and physical components of the cloud infrastructure with regard to risk management analysis, including tools and techniques necessary for maintaining a secure cloud infrastructure.
  • gain an understanding in cloud software assurance and validation, utilizing secure software, and the controls necessary for developing secure cloud environments.
  • identify privacy issues and audit processes utilized within a cloud environment, including auditing controls, assurance issues, and the specific reporting attributes.

Course Format

Lecture based, Self-Study & Classroom Discussions.

Audience profile

The Bootcamp is designed for experienced cloud security Professionals who wish to attain (ISC)2 CCSP certification and should not be taken lightly. 
Students must have at least 2 - 5 years’ experience in the field of security.

Prerequisites 

Experienced information security professionals with at least five years of IT experience, including three years of information security and at least one year of cloud security experience.

Learning Objectives

In-depth coverage of the six domains required to pass the CCSP exam:

  • Architectural concepts and design requirements
  • Cloud data security
  • Cloud platform and infrastructure security
  • Cloud application security
  • Operations
  • Legal and compliance

Course content

The CCSP draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures security leaders have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards, and practices relating to the security & protection of the cloud.

The CCSP exam tests ones competence in the 6 domains of the CCSP CBK, which cover: 

Domain 1: Architecture Concepts and Design Requirements

Cloud Computing Concepts
Cloud Reference Architecture
Security Concepts Relevant to Cloud Computing
Design Principles of Secure Cloud Computing
Trusted Cloud Services

Domain 2: Cloud Data Security

Cloud Data Lifecycle
Design and Implement Cloud Data Storage Architectures
Design and Apply Data Security Strategies
and Implement Data Discovery and Classification Technologies
Design and Implement Data Rights Management
Design and Implement Relevant Jurisdictional Data Protections for Personally Identifiable Information (PIN)
Plan and Implement Data Retention, Deletion, and Archiving Policies
Design and Implement Auditability, Traceability, and Accountability of Data Events

Domain 3: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security

Cloud Infrastructure Components
Risks Associated to Cloud Infrastructure
Design and Plan Security Controls
Plan Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management

Domain 4: Cloud Application Security

Need for Training and Awareness in Application Security
Cloud Software Assurance and Validation
Use Verified Secure Software
Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) Process
Apply the Software Development Life-Cycle
Specifics of Cloud Application Architecture
Design Appropriate Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions

Domain 5: Operations

Support the Planning Process for the Data Center Design
Implement and Build Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Run Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Manage Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Build Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Run Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Manage Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Ensure Compliance with Regulations and Controls (ITIL, ISO/IEC 20000-I)
Conduct Risk Assessment to Logical and Physical Infrastructure
Collection, Acquisition, and Preservation of Digital Evidence
Manage Communication with Relevant Parties

Domain 6. Legal and Compliance

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

Certification

This course and materials, along with previous experience and rigorous self-study, will help prepare you to take the (ISC)2 CCSP certification exam.

All students receive a copy of The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CCSP CBK plus a book of CCSP Exam Self-Practice Review Questions. Also provided are flashcards and tip sheets. All designed to fine tune your skills in preparation to take the exam.

The exam and exam fees is not included in the course.

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11. February
5 days
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