Domain 6: Cloud legal risk and compliance requirements Course

This course discusses relevant jurisdictional laws, statues, regulations and frameworks as well as the doctrine of proper law for the protection of data in cloud computing.

1 hour, 11 minutes

Course description

In this course, we discuss key elements found in Domain 6 of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The goal is to offer you an understanding of how to approach the various legal and regulatory challenges unique to cloud environments. To achieve and maintain compliance, it is important to understand the audit processes utilized within a cloud environment, including auditing controls, assurance issues and the specific reporting attributes.


Cloud security alliance (CSA) security, trust and assurance registry (STAR)

Video - 00:07:00

This video covers the three levels of the CSA STAR.
Assurance framework and certifications

Video - 00:09:00

This video covers the Common Criteria Assurance Framework, ITSEC and TSEC.
Service level agreement (SLAs)

Video - 00:10:00

This video covers SLA components and quality of services.
Intellectual property laws

Video - 00:09:00

This video covers copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and international laws.
Legal concepts

Video - 00:21:00

This video covers criminal law, state law, federal law, civil law, contracts, tort law and more.
Domain 6 assessment

Assessment - 32 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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