Domain 1: Architecture, concept, and design Course

This course serves as an introduction to the CCSP Domain 1: Architecture, Concept and Design.

2 hours, 37 minutes

Course description

This course covers the essentials of cloud architecture concepts and design. The goal is to provide an overview to understand cloud-based systems architecture and secure design requirements.


Cloud model boundaries

Video - 00:10:00

This video covers cloud service models, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.
Design requirements

Video - 00:30:00

This video covers requirements analysis, functional requirements, inventory, valuation and more.
Principles of secure cloud design

Video - 00:29:00

This covers roles and responsibilities, design principles and Identity and Access Management.
Security aspects of virtualization

Video - 00:23:00

This video covers Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisors.
Cloud service deployment models

Video - 00:10:00

This video covers public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, community cloud, management plane, virtualization and more.
Cloud reference architecture

Video - 00:42:00

This video covers service models, IaaS, storage types, volume storage, object storage, PaaS, storage types and more.
Cloud computing concepts

Video - 00:13:00

This video covers broad network access, on-demand services, resource pooling, rapid elasticity, multi-tenancy and more.

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 of experience as a technical trainer.

Certifications held: CISSP, Security+ce, CEH, CCSP, NSA-IAM, GIAC, CCSK, CIRM, SMSP, Infosec Certified Instructor, ISC2 Certified CISSP Instructor, Ultimate Knowledge Institute Certified Instructor, ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITILv3-F).

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