Learning Path

Cloud Security Architecture

Learn enterprise security architecture concepts related to the cloud.

What you will learn

This learning path provides an in-depth look at cloud security architecture. As you progress through 17 courses, you’ll build your knowledge and skills around cloud infrastructure and design, cloud data and application security, network security, secure storage, cryptography, secure software development and design, data center and physical security, and more. Upon completion, you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of cloud security architecture to carry over to your next role or project.

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Cryptography Fundamentals

Course — 00:41:56

K0004, K0018, K0019, K0190, K0295, K0305, K0308, K0403, K0427, K0622

Explore the uses and challenges of cryptography. Learn about hashing, ciphers, digital signatures, types of cryptography and more.

Secure Design Principles

Course — 00:39:14

Explore the principles behind secure system design, ranging from security models to assessment and authorization.

Physical Security

Course — 00:52:07

K0065, K0075, K0165, K0244, S0023

Don’t forget about physical security! Explore how to keep your business secure starting with secure design and construction to physical intrusion detection and more.

Data Center Security

Course — 00:21:35

K0032, K0622

Don’t let an incident at your data center disrupt your organization. Explore ways to keep data centers secure from a variety of threats.

Architectural Concepts & Design Requirements

Course — 04:24:50

Brush up on your knowledge of architectural concepts and design requirements with this in-depth course. Review cloud service models, characteristics, deployment models, security and more.

Legal and Compliance

Course — 01:57:43

Refresh your understanding of legal and compliance issues related to cloud security with this course. Covers key concepts, privacy laws, legal frameworks, country-specific regulations and more.


Course — 04:27:49

Update your knowledge of the Operations domain in cloud security with this course covering logical design, secure configurations, host types, change management and more.

Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security

Course — 02:44:39

Review the fundamentals of cloud platform and infrastructure security with this course covering both physical and virtual security concerns and concepts.

Cloud Data Security

Course — 02:35:01

Get to grips with cloud data security for aspiring cloud security professionals with this course covering storage types, the six phases of the data life cycle, data security technologies and more.

Cloud Application Security

Course — 02:18:30

Cloud application security challenges are no match for this course covering common pitfalls, vulnerabilities, threat modeling, security devices, secure development and more.

Distributed System & Virtualized Networks

Course — 00:20:21

K0001, K0071, K0113, K0130, K0179, K0205, K0437, K0610

Explore the use of distributed and virtualized systems as well as the security benefits and potential drawbacks involved in their use.

Secure Software Design

Course — 00:25:37

K0004, K0039, K0047, K0081, K0082, K0153, K0198, K0200, K0258

Explore the methods of creating secure software, including development and maturity models and the secure software development life cycle.

Secure Software Development

Course — 00:43:12

K0039, K0070, K0153, K0276, K0373, K0396, K0480

Explore the ins and outs of secure software development as you progress through this nine-video course.

Network Security Components

Course — 00:44:05

K0007, K0011, K0033, K0071, K0145, K0170, K0179, K0296, K0324, K0373, K0487, K0488, K0491, K0561

In this course, we help you explore the details of network security components: device types, component management and analyzing components and network configurations.

Securing Host Devices

Course — 00:20:26

K0033, K0109, K0167, K0205, K0440

Explore the challenges of securing host devices with this course on selecting host hardware and software, host hardening and protecting bootloaders.

Secure Storage Controls

Course — 00:29:18

K0021, K0038, K0097, K0622

Refresh your knowledge of secure storage controls with this course on storage types, protocols and management.

Software Vulnerabilities and Security Controls

Course — 00:37:04

K0005, K0049, K0070, K0140, K0624

In this course, we take you through the fundamentals of software vulnerabilities and security controls.

The details

Learning path insights

How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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