CCP Module 7:
Fundamental Cloud Security

This foundational course provides a well-rounded, end-to-end presentation of essential techniques, mechanisms, patterns and industry technologies for establishing cloud-based security controls and security architectures. The cloud security fundamentals covered in Module 2 are continued by introducing threat categorizations and new cloud security mechanisms.

The course then delves into a series of cloud security mechanisms and associated architectural patterns that explore a variety of topics, including cloud network security, identity and access management, and trust assurance.

The following primary topics are covered:
– Cloud Security Basics
– Common Cloud Security Mechanisms
– Cloud Security Threats
– Cloud Security Threat Categorization Methodology
– Identification and Treatment of Common Threats
– Cloud Network Security Patterns and Supporting Mechanisms
– Securing Network Connections and Cloud Authentication Gateways
– Collaborative Monitoring and Logging
– Independent Cloud Auditing
– Cloud Identity and Access Management Patterns and Supporting Mechanisms
– Federating and Enabling Secure Interoperability among Cloud Consumers
– Trust Assurance Patterns and Supporting Mechanisms
– Trust Attestation and Establishing Trustworthiness

Duration: 1 Day

Taking the Course at a Workshop

This course can be taken as part of instructor-led workshops taught by Arcitura Certified Trainers. These workshops can be open for public registration or delivered privately for a specific organization. Certified Trainers can teach workshops in-person at a specific location or virtually using a video-enabled remote system, such as WebEx. Visit the Workshop Calendar page to view the current calendar of public workshops or visit the Private Training page to learn more about Arcitura’s worldwide private workshop delivery options.

Below are the base materials provided to public and private workshop participants. Some public and private workshops offer promotions whereby participants receive entire Study Kits for attending workshops, or are offered discounts for the purchase of Study Kits and/or Pearson VUE exam vouchers.

 

 

 

 

 

Taking the Course using a Study Kit

This course can be completed via self-study by purchasing a Study Kit, which includes the base course materials as well as additional supplements and resources designed specifically for self-paced study and exam preparation.

Visit the CCP Module 7 Study Kit page for pricing information and for details. Also, visit the Study Kits Overview page for information regarding discounted Certification Study Kit Bundles for individual certification tracks.

The following materials are provided in the Study Kit for this course:

 

 

 

 

 

Taking the Course using an eLearning Study Kit

This course can be completed via self-study by purchasing an eLearning Study Kit subscription, which includes online access to the base course materials as well as additional supplements and resources designed for self-paced study and exam preparation. 

Visit the CCP Module 7 eLearning Study Kit page for pricing information and details. Also, visit the eLearning Study Kits Overview page for information regarding discounted Certification eLearning Study Kit Bundles for individual certification tracks.

This eLearning Study Kit provides access to the following materials:

Note that this Study Kit can be purchased with or without a discounted Pearson VUE voucher for Exam C90.07.

Study Kits and Study Bundles can be purchased using the online store. By purchasing and registering this Study Kit, you may be eligible for discounts on the registration of this course as part of a public workshop.

About the Text Book

This CCP course module covers a range of in-depth topics that are described in the course booklets and further elaborated by detailed technical coverage and case study examples in the associated Cloud Computing Design Patterns text book from the acclaimed Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl. This text book is included in paperback format as part of the Study Kit and may be provided in paperback or electronic format as part of workshops.

Certifications

This course corresponds to Exam C90.07, which is required for the following certification(s):
Certified Cloud Security Specialist

Vendor-Neutral Topic Overview

Note that all CCP course modules are focused on vendor-neutral topics and therefore do not provide detailed coverage of any vendor-specific platforms or technologies. CCP courses are intentionally authored this way so as to provide an unambiguous and objective understanding of practices and technology that can be further complemented with product-specific training.

Fact Sheet

Download a printable PDF document with information about this course module and its corresponding Study Kit.

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