Domain 2: Cloud data security Course

This course provides an overview of data classification and categorization, data life cycle stages and data retention and auditing.

1 hour, 52 minutes

Course description

In this course, we discuss key elements found in Domain 2 of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The goal is to inform you of the types of controls necessary to administer various levels of availability, integrity and confidentiality (AIC) to secure data in the cloud.


Data destruction and disposal

Video - 00:06:00

This video covers physical destruction, degaussing, overwriting and encryption.
Data audits

Video - 00:15:00

This video covers policy components.
Data retention

Video - 00:08:00

This video covers policy components, retention periods, regulatory requirements, data mapping and formats and classification.
Information rights management (IRM) and Digital rights management (DRM)

Video - 00:25:00

This video covers data loss prevention and data control.
Data lifecycle

Video - 00:27:00

This video covers the steps of the data life cycle: create, store, use, share, archive and destroy.
Classification and categorization

Video - 00:12:00

This video covers classification (by sensitivity, jurisdiction and criticality) and categorization (by regulatory framework, business function and project).
Domain 2 assessment

Assessment - 38 questions

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, (ISC)2 Certified CISSP Instructor, Ultimate Knowledge Institute Certified Instructor, ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITILv3-F).

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