Domain 3: Cloud platform and infrastructure security Course

This course builds baseline knowledge of cloud security strategies, risks and responsibilities, storage and business continuity programs.

2 hours

Course description

In this course, we discuss key elements found in Domain 3 of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The goal is to provide you with knowledge regarding both the physical and the virtual components of the cloud infrastructure. You will learn about risk-management analysis, including tools and techniques necessary for maintaining a secure cloud infrastructure.


Disaster recovery (DR) and Business continuity management (BCM)

Video - 00:26:00

This video covers business continuity programs, disaster recovery and more.
Cloud platform risks and responsibilities

Video - 00:27:00

This video covers risks and responsibilities by service models and by deployment models.
Cloud security strategies

Video - 00:30:00

This video covers encryption, key management, masking, obfuscation, anonymization, tokenization and more.
Cloud storage architecture

Video - 00:18:00

This video covers volume storage, with a focus on file-based storage, block storage and object-based storage.
Domain 3 assessment

Assessment - 37 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, ISC2 Certified CISSP Instructor, Ultimate Knowledge Institute Certified Instructor, ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITILv3-F).

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