Learning Path

(ISC)² CCSP (2022 Update)

This learning path focuses on preparing students for the (ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional exam.

What you will learn

The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) course is an intense preparation for the CCSP certification exam. We focus on preparing you for the CCSP certification exam by reviewing of the entire Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) and practical question-and-answer scenarios which help you identify and evaluate security risks for an organization’s cloud environment, understand fundamentals of the cloud computing architecture framework, understand security challenges associated with different types of cloud services, select and implement appropriate controls to ensure secure cloud services and thoroughly understand the 6 essential core domains of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge.

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Cybersecurity Basics

Course — 01:04:12

This course builds a baseline of cybersecurity knowledge.

Domain 1: Architecture, concept, design

Course — 04:17:51

This is an overview of cloud computing concepts, models (services and deployments) and principles. It builds knowledge of virtualization, treat modeling and design cloud requirements.

Domain 2: Cloud data security

Course — 01:52:09

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

Domain 3: Cloud platform and infrastructure security

Course — 01:59:42

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

Domain 4: Cloud application security

Course — 00:56:52

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

Domain 5: Cloud security operations and management

Course — 01:39:14

This course discusses requirements for achieving data center high availability through redundancy, capacity/maintenance monitoring, risk management and change/configuration monitoring to achieve high availability, data center redundancy and standards.

Domain 6: Cloud legal risk and compliance requirements

Course — 01:11:03

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.

CCSP Exam essentials

Course — 00:17:48

A look at CCSP exam essentials, and how to prepare for your exam!

CCSP Practice Exam

Assessment — 101 questions — 00:50:30

Meet the author

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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You need five years of professional experience in the information security field to achieve the CCSP, but you can become an Associate of (ISC)² by passing the exam without experience.

This certification path is designed for:

  • Cloud security specialists
  • Security architects
  • Security engineers
  • Security analysts
  • Anyone with a desire to build their cloud security experience and get certified!

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.

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