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Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design

Get an overview of cloud computing concepts, models (services & deployments) and principles. This course will build your knowledge of virtualization, treat modeling and design cloud requirements.

10 videos  //  218 minutes of training

Course description

This course builds your knowledge of key elements found in the first domain of the CCSP common body of knowledge (CBK) — Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design. You’ll learn important cloud terms, concepts, models and more.

Course syllabus

Cloud Computing ConceptsDuration: 12:45

Cloud Reference ArchitectureDuration: 15:09

Deployment ModelsDuration: 10:29

Security Aspects of VirtualizationDuration: 23:15

Principles of Secure Cloud ComputingDuration: 29:00

Design RequirementsDuration: 29:47

Cloud Model BoundariesDuration: 10:16

Protecting Sensitive InformationDuration: 33:59

Threat ModelingDuration: 23:54

Cloud Terms You MUST KnowDuration: 29:45

Meet the author

Ross Casanova


Mr. Casanova has extensive experience in leadership, project management, intelligence analysis and training development. As a program manager, he helped build the CSRA pipeline of new opportunities, including developing winning proposals for more than $100 million in new business. He served the intelligence community in various roles and retired from the United States Army after 20+ years of service. He has over twenty years’ experience as a technical trainer. Certifications held: CISSP, Security+ce, CEH, CCSP, NSA-IAM, GIAC, CCSK, CIRM, SMSP, Infosec Certified Instructor, (ISC)² Certified CISSP Instructor, Ultimate Knowledge Institute Certified Instructor, ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITILv3-F).

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.