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Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (Complete Video Course)

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  • Copyright 2023
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-817063-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-817063-9

11 hours of video instruction to learn everything you need to know about the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification exam.


Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Complete Video Course provides 11 hours of comprehensive video that teaches you the six domains covered on the ISC(2) CCSP exam. ISC(2) established the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) credential to provide a path for cloud security professionals to display mastery of the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities in cloud security design, implementation, architecture, management, controls, and compliance with regulatory frameworks. This professional competency is compared to a globally recognized CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) to ensure relevancy across all disciplines in the field of cloud security.

This video course covers every objective in the CCSP certification exam so you can use it as a complete study tool to prepare for and pass the test, including the updates in the latest exam release, along with the knowledge and skills you need to advance your cybersecurity career.

Topics include

  • Cloud concepts, architecture and design
  • Cloud data security
  • Cloud platform and infrastructure security
  • Cloud application security
  • Cloud security operations
  • Legal, risk and compliance

Skill Level


What You Will Learn

  • Manage the security of an on-premises private cloud
  • Supervise the security of a cloud provider SOC
  • Pass the (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional exam

Who Should Take This Course

The target audience for this course consists of systems/network/application security professionals who are preparing for the CCSP exam. A secondary audience consists of any IT professional who wants a deeper knowledge of cloud security.

Course Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course, although fundamental networking knowledge is recommended.

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Table of Contents

Module 1: Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design
Lesson 1:
Concepts and Architectures of Cloud Computing
1.1 Key Cloud Computing Definitions
1.2 Roles and Responsibilities in Cloud Computing
1.3 Core Cloud Computing Characteristics
1.4 Cloud Building Block Technologies
1.5 Cloud Computing Activities and Capabilities
1.6 Categories of Cloud Services
1.7 Cloud Deployment Models
1.8 Shared Considerations for the Cloud
1.9 Impact of Cloud and Related Technologies
Lesson 2: Cloud Security Concepts and Design Principles
2.1 Cryptography and Key Management
2.2 Identity and Access Control
2.3 Network and Virtualization Security
2.4 Common Cloud Threats
2.5 Cloud Security Hygiene
2.6 Cloud Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
2.7 Functional Security Requirements in the Cloud
2.8 Security Considerations for Cloud Service Types
2.9 Cloud Design Patterns
2.10 DevOps Security
Module 2: Cloud Data Security
Lesson 3:
The Cloud Data Lifecycle
3.1 Phase 1: Create
3.2 Phase 2: Store
3.3 Phase 3: Use
3.4 Phase 4: Share
3.5 Phase 5: Archive
3.6 Phase 6: Destroy
3.7 Cloud Data Flows
Lesson 4: Cloud Data Security
4.1 Concepts of Cloud Data Security
4.2 Data Obfuscation
4.3 Information Rights Management
4.4 Keys, Secrets, and Certificate Management
4.5 Data Discovery
4.6 Data Classification and Policy
4.7 Auditability, Traceability, and Accountability
Module 3: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
Lesson 5:
Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Components
5.1 Physical Cloud Environments
5.2 Network Cloud Environments
5.3 Cloud Communications
5.4 Core Cloud Compute Resources
5.5 Cloud Virtualization Resources
5.6 Core Cloud Storage Components
5.7 Management Plane Cloud Solutions
Lesson 6: Data Center Design and Risk Analysis
6.1 Secure Data Center Logical Design
6.2 Physical Data Center Design
6.3 Data Center Environmental Design
6.4 Design Resilient Environments
6.5 Cloud Infrastructure Risk Assessment
6.6 Cloud Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Attacks
6.7 Cloud Infrastructure Risk Mitigation Strategies
Lesson 7: Cloud Business Continuity Planning
7.1 Business Continuity Planning
7.2 Business Impact Analysis
7.3 Backup and Restore Policies
7.4 Disaster Recovery Planning
7.5 Disaster Recovery Plan Testing Strategies
Module 4: Cloud Application Security
Lesson 8:
Application Security Awareness and Life Cycles
8.1 Cloud Application Architecture Elements
8.2 Cloud Development
8.3 SDLC Business Requirements and Phases
8.4 Common Software Vulnerabilities
8.5 Software Threat Modeling Methods
8.6 Secure Coding Methodologies
8.7 Software Configuration Management and Versioning
Lesson 9: Software Assurance and Validation
9.1 Functional vs. Non-functional Testing
9.2 Security Testing Methodologies
9.3 Abuse Case Testing
9.4 OWASP API Security
9.5 Supply Chain Management
9.6 Third-party Software Management
Lesson 10: Identity and Access Management Solutions
10.1 Cloud IAM Services
10.2 Federated Identity
10.3 Identity Providers
10.4 Single Sign-on
10.5 Multi-factor Authentication
10.6 Cloud Access Security Brokers
10.7 Managed Security Service Providers 
10.8 Secrets Management
Module 5: Cloud Security Operations
Lesson 11:
Build and Implement a Physical and Logical Cloud Infrastructure
11.1 Hardware-specific Security Configuration
11.2 Installation and Configuration of Management Tools
11.3 SDS and Securing Storage Area Networks
11.4 Installation of Guest OS Virtualization Tools
11.5 Secure Network Configuration
11.6 Network Security Controls
11.7 Operating System Hardening 
11.8 Patch Management and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
11.9 Clustered Host Availability
11.10 Performance and Capacity Monitoring
Lesson 12: Operational Controls and Standards
12.1 Configuration and Change Management
12.2 Continuity Management
12.3 Information Security Management
12.4 Service Level Management
12.5 Incident and Problem Management
12.6 Release and Deployment Management
12.7 Availability Management
12.8 Capacity Management
12.9 Security Operations Centers (SOC)
12.10 Intelligent Security Control Monitoring
12.11 Vulnerability Assessment
Module 6: Legal, Risk, and Compliance
Lesson 13:
Legal Requirements, Privacy Issues, and Risk Management in the Cloud
13.1 Conflicting International Legislation
13.2 eDiscovery and Forensics
13.3 Issues with PHI and PII in the Cloud
13.4 Standard Privacy Requirements
13.5 Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
13.6 Risk Treatment
13.7 Provider Risk Assessment Programs
13.8 Regulatory Transparency Requirements
Lesson 14: Cloud Audits, Methodologies, and Contracts
14.1 Audit Controls, Reports, and Their Impact
14.2 Gap Analysis and Internal InfoSec Management Systems
14.3 Policies and Stakeholder Involvement
14.4 Specialized Compliance Requirements
14.5 The Impact of Distributed IT
14.6 Business Agreement Requirements
14.7 Supply Chain Management

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