Domain 4: Cloud application security Course

This course provides an overview of the software development life cycle, testing, architecture and auditing of cloud services.

57 minutes

Course description

In this course, we discuss key elements found in Domain 4 of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The goal is to provide you with knowledge as it relates to cloud application security. Through an exploration of the software development life cycle, you will gain an understanding in utilizing secure software and understand the controls necessary for developing secure cloud environments and program interfaces.


Auditing in the cloud

Video - 00:07:00

This video covers Service Organization Control 1, 2 and 3, plus Type 1 and Type 2 reports.
Application architecture elements of cloud services

Video - 00:09:00

This video covers tenancy separation, cryptography and sandboxing.
Software testing

Video - 00:12:00

This video covers white-box and black-box testing, secure code reviews, SAST and DAST.
Software development life cycle (SDLC)

Video - 00:11:00

This video covers secure application development.
Domain 4 assessment

Assessment - 35 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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