CCSK Plus Training | Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge

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CCSK Plus Training | Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge Course Description

The CCSK Training program is often the first choice for professionals who are interested in validating their overall competencies in cloud security and gaining a better understanding of the security factors that are commonly associated with cloud computing. ENO’s CCSK training will help you accomplish all of this and more.

ENO’s official 3-day CCSK Training course will successfully prepare you for the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) exam. The first two days of your CCSK training will be spent reviewing the official courseware that Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has created for this class. The CCSK Training courseware includes all major domains in the CSA Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing document, along with the ENISA whitepaper.

On the third (and final) day of CCSK Training class, you will reinforce what you have learned from the courseware with practical, hands-on labs. Aside from your instructor-led training, you also gain lifetime access to a number of self-paced resources – allowing you to study online whenever, or wherever, you want.

Duration: 3 days

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• We can adapt this CCSK Plus Training or Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
• If you are familiar with some aspects of this CCSK Plus Training or Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the CCSK Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the CCSK Training or Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group

The intended audience for our CCSK Training is those who are interested in learning more about cloud computing and security, along with IT professionals hoping to obtain the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) credential.

• Professionals interested in obtaining the CCSK credential
• IT Security Professionals
• IT Auditors
• Managers, Directors and Executives
• System Architects
• Cloud Specialists
• Compliance Specialists
• Risk Specialists
• Business Analysts
• Business Unit Stakeholders

CCSK Plus Training - Prerequisites:

• We recommend attendees have at least a basic understanding of security fundamentals, such as firewalls, secure development, encryption, and identity management. For security foundations training, refer to the HP Information Security Common Body of Knowledge curriculum found at hp.com/learn/security.

CCSK Foundation Training - Objectives:

This class will review the key topics found on the most current edition of the CCSK exam (version 4). These topics include all of the major domains from the updated Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing and the ENISA whitepaper.

All of the CCSK exam domains are split into the following six modules, ensuring students can successfully prepare for the CCSK exam while also enhancing their overall competencies in cloud security.

• Module 1: Introduction and Cloud Architectures
• Module 2: Infrastructure Security for Cloud Computing
• Module 3: Managing Cloud Computing Security & Risk
• Module 4: Data Security for Cloud Computing
• Module 5: Securing Cloud Applications and Users
• Module 6: Cloud Security Operations

CCSK Training - Course Content:

Module 1: Introduction and Cloud Architectures

Introduction and Cloud Architectures is the first module reviewed during ENO’s official CCSK training program. The content within Module 1 primarily focuses on four critical areas of cloud security: (1) NIST Definitions, (2) Cloud Essential Characteristics, (3) Service Models, and (4) Deployment Models.

CCSK Training Key Learning Objectives:

• Define cloud computing and why you care about it
• Discuss the different components of the cloud computing stack
• Work through the cloud reference model and understand where security fits in

Module 2: Infrastructure Security for Cloud Computing

During the second module of this course, Infrastructure Security for Cloud Computing, students discuss and review the following areas of cloud security: (1) Securing Base Infrastructure, (2) Management Plane Security, (3) Securing Virtual Hosts and Networks, and (4) IaaS, PaaS & SaaS Security.

CCSK Training Key Learning Objectives:

• Understand the components of cloud infrastructure
• Assess the security implications of virtual networks and workloads
• Learn the security advantages and disadvantages of working with cloud infrastructure
• Evaluate how to secure the cloud management plane
• Learn how to manage business continuity for cloud computing

Module 3: Managing Cloud Computing Security & Risk

The key areas of focus for Module 3 of this training program are the following: (1) Risk and Governance, (2) Legal and Compliance, (3) Audit, and (4) Data Governance.

CCSK Training Key Learning Objectives:

• Tools of governance
• Adjusting risk management for cloud computing
• Legal: jurisdictions, contracts and eDiscovery
• Compliance and compliance inheritance
• Audit management for cloud computing
• Information governance
• Introduction to the CCM & CAIQ

Module 4: Data Security for Cloud Computing

In Module 4, Data Security for Cloud Computing, students can expect to focus on the following areas: (1) Cloud Data Architectures, (2) Data Security & Encryption, (3) CASB and Data Loss Prevention, and lastly (4) Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery

CCSK Training Key Learning Objectives:

• Understand different cloud storage models
• Define security issues for data in the cloud
• Assess the role and effectiveness of access controls
• Learn different cloud encryption models
• Understand additional data security options
• Introduce data security lifecycle

Module 5: Securing Cloud Applications and Users

In Module 5 the key areas of focus are: (1) Application Security, (2) Identity and Access Management, and (3) Related Technologies.

CCSK Training Key Learning Objectives:

• Discover how application security differs in cloud computing
• Review secure software development basics and how those change in the cloud
• Leverage cloud capabilities for more secure cloud applications

Module 6: Cloud Security Operations

The key areas of focus for the sixth and final module of our CCSK Plus course are the following: (1) What to Look for in a Cloud Provider, (2) Security as a Service, and (3) Incident Response.

CCSK Training Key Learning Objectives:

• Learn how to select cloud providers
• Understand the advantages & disadvantages of Security as a Service
• Assess the different major Security as a Service categories
• Learn how to respond to security incidents in the cloud
• Understand the security issues of technologies related to cloud computing: Big Data, Mobile, Serverless, IoT

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