ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional Training Description

Duration: 5 days

About the Course

Earning the globally recognized CCSP cloud security certification is the proven way to build your career and better secure critical assets in the cloud. The course will prove you have the advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, and manage applications in the cloud using best practices. Prove your skills, advance your career, and gain expertise from our expert-led sessions.

Audience Profile

The CCSP is ideal for IT and information security leaders responsible for applying best practices to cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration, including but not limited to those in the following positions:

  • Security Consultant
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Architect

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the building blocks necessary to develop cloud-based systems, including concepts concerning customer, provider, and partner
  • Identify the types of controls necessary to administer various levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, concerning securing data in the cloud
  • Identify the virtual and physical components of the cloud infrastructure
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Demonstrate ability to develop, plan, implement, run and manage the physical and logical cloud infrastructure
  • Identify privacy issues and audit processes utilized within a cloud environment, including, auditing controls, assurance issues, and the specific reporting attributes.

Certification Exam

The course will prepare you for the ISC2 CCSP Exam


Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years cumulative paid work experience in information technology, of which 3 years must be in information security and 1 year in 1 or more of the following domains of the CCSP CBK.

  • Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Cloud Security Operations
  • Legal, Risk and Compliance

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Domain 1:
Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
1.1 Understand Cloud Computing Concepts
1.2 Describe Cloud Reference Architecture
1.3 Understand Security Concepts Relevant to Cloud Computing
1.4 Understand Design Principles of Secure Cloud Computing
1.5 Evaluate Cloud Service Providers

Domain 2:
Cloud Data Security
2.1 Describe Cloud Data Concepts
2.2 Design and Implement Cloud Data Storage Architectures
2.3 Design and Apply Data Security Technologies and Strategies
2.4 Implement Data Discovery
2.5 Implement Data Classification
2.6 Design and Implement Information Rights Management (IRM)
2.7 Plan and Implement Data Retention, Deletion and Archiving Policies
2.8 Design and Implement Auditability, Traceability and Accountability of Data Events

Domain 3:
Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
3.1 Comprehend Cloud Infrastructure Components
3.2 Design a Secure Data Center
3.3 Analyze Risks Associated with Cloud Infrastructure
3.4 Design and Plan Security Controls
3.5 Plan Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)

Domain 4:
Cloud Application Security
4.1 Advocate Training and Awareness for Application Security
4.2 Describe the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Process
4.3 Apply the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
4.4 Apply Cloud Software Assurance and Validation
4.5 Use Verified Secure Software
4.6 Comprehend the Specifics of Cloud Application Architecture
4.7 Design Appropriate Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions

Domain 5:
Cloud Security Operations
5.1 Implement and Build Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
5.2 Operate Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
5.3 Manage Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
5.4 Implement Operational Controls and Standards (e.g., Information Technology
Infrastructure Library (ITIL), International Organization for Standardization/International
Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 20000-1)
5.5 Support Digital Forensics
5.6 Manage Communication with Relevant Parties
5.7 Manage Security Operations

Domain 6:
Legal, Risk and Compliance
6.1 Articulate Legal Requirements and Unique Risks within the Cloud Environment
6.2 Understand Privacy Issues
6.3 Understand Audit Process, Methodologies, and Required Adaptations for a
Cloud Environment
6.4 Understand Implications of Cloud to Enterprise Risk Management
6.5 Understand Outsourcing and Cloud Contract Design