Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) 2018

Hours: 100 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $499.00

Course Overview:

Prepare for the ISC2 CCSP certification exam with the Certified Cloud Security Professional course and lab. The lab simulates real-world, hardware, software and command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course or training. The course and lab are focused on the ISC2 CCSP exam objectives and include topics such as architectural concepts and design requirements; cloud data security, cloud platform and infrastructure security; cloud application security, operations, and legal and compliance. The ISC2 CCSP course offers a solid foundation for taking and passing the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) exam.

This course prepares the student to take the ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification exam.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Overview of the CCSP Exam
  • Notes on This Course's Organization
Chapter 2: Architectural Concepts
  • Business Requirements
  • Cloud Evolution, Vernacular, and Definitions
  • Cloud Computing Roles and Responsibilities
  • Cloud Computing Definitions
  • Foundational Concepts of Cloud Computing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 3: Design Requirements
  • Business Requirements Analysis
  • Boundaries of Cloud Models
  • Design Principles for Protecting Sensitive Data
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 4: Data Classification
  • Data Inventory and Discovery
  • Jurisdictional Requirements
  • Data Rights Management
  • Data Control
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 5: Cloud Data Security
  • Cloud Data Life Cycle
  • Cloud Storage Architectures
  • Cloud Data Security Foundational Strategies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 6: Security in the Cloud
  • Shared Cloud Platform Risks and Responsibilities
  • Cloud Computing Risks by Deployment and Service Model
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Attack Surface
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity Management (BCM)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 7: Responsibilities in the Cloud
  • Foundations of Managed Services
  • Business Requirements
  • Shared Responsibilities by Service Type
  • Shared Administration of OS, Middleware, or Applications
  • Share Responsibilities: Data Access
  • Lack of Physical Access
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 8: Cloud Application Security
  • Training and Awareness
  • Cloud-Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • ISO/IEC 27034-1 Standards for Secure Application Development
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Cloud Application Architecture
  • Cloud Application Assurance and Validation
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 9: Operations Elements
  • Physical/Logical Operations
  • Security Training and Awareness
  • Basic Operational Application Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 10: Operations Management
  • Monitoring, Capacity, and Maintenance
  • Change and Configuration Management (CM)
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 11: Legal and Compliance Part 1
  • Legal Requirements and Unique Risks in the Cloud Environment
  • Potential Personal and Data Privacy Issues in the Cloud Environment
  • Audit Processes, Methodologies, and Cloud Adaptations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs
Chapter 12: Legal and Compliance Part 2
  • The Impact of Diverse Geographical Locations and Legal Jurisdictions
  • Business Requirements
  • Cloud Contract Design and Management for Outsourcing
  • Identifying Appropriate Supply Chain and Vendor Management Processes
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Labs

All necessary materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares the student to take the ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification exam.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**