CCSP Certification Prep Course
8/24/2020 - 8/28/2020


COURSE COST: $3295.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This course is the most comprehensive review of cloud security concepts and industry best practices covering the six domains of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). You will gain knowledge in identifying the types of controls necessary to administer various levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, with regard to securing data in the cloud. You will identify the virtual and physical components of the cloud infrastructure with regard to risk management analysis, including tools and techniques necessary for maintaining a secure cloud infrastructure. You will gain an understanding in cloud software assurance and validation, utilizing secure software, and the controls necessary for developing secure cloud environments. You will identify privacy issues and audit processes utilized within a cloud environment, including auditing controls, assurance issues, and the specific reporting attributes.


Anyone whose position requires CCSP certification

Individuals whose responsibilities involve procuring, securing, and managing cloud environments or purchased cloud services

CCSP Examination Information:
Exam Length 3 hours
Testing: Pearsonvue Testing Center
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 6 domains of the CCSP CBK.
Earning CSA’s CCSK certificate can be substituted for 1 year of experience in 1 or more of the 6 domains of the CCSP CBK. Earning (ISC)˛’s CISSP credential can be substituted for the entire CCSP experience requirement.
A candidate that doesn’t have the required experience to become a CCSP may become an Associate of (ISC)˛ by successfully passing the CCSP examination. The Associate of (ISC)˛ will then have 6 years to earn the 5 years required experience


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or Exam. Please refer to your Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us ( or 207-775-0244). This course to run is subject to a minimum enrollment. This course may run as a virtual live on line class if the minimum enrollment has not been met.


Successful candidates are competent in the following 6 domains:
Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
Cloud Data Security
Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security
Cloud Application Security
Cloud Security Operations
Legal, Risk and Compliance

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

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

Domain 3:Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
Comprehend Cloud Infrastructure Components
Design a Secure Data Center
Analyze Risks Associated with Cloud Infrastructure
Design and Plan Security Controls
Plan Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)
Advocate Training and Awareness for Application Security
Describe the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Process
Apply the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Apply Cloud Software Assurance and Validation
Use Verified Secure Software
Comprehend the Specifics of Cloud Application Architecture
Design Appropriate Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions

Domain 5:Cloud Security Operations
Implement and Build Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Operate Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Manage Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
Implement Operational Controls and Standards
Support Digital Forensics
Manage Communication with Relevant Parties
Manage Security Operations

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

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