(ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

Get ready to earn the industry-leading CCSP certification with our course aligned perfectly with exam content guidelines.

(CCSP.AE3) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-553-4
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About This Course

Our Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) official study guide is meticulously aligned with the latest (ISC)² CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), ensuring you gain a deep understanding of core cloud security concepts across all six domains. Through interactive lessons, hands-on exercises, and practice exams based on uCertify’s proven methods, you'll be fully prepared to confidently tackle the CCSP exam and become a valuable asset in today's cloud-driven world.

Skills You’ll Get

  • Design and implement secure cloud architectures
  • Apply best practices for cloud data security
  • Secure cloud platforms and infrastructure
  • Safeguard cloud applications
  • Orchestrate effective cloud security operations
  • Navigate the legal and compliance landscape of cloud computing

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Lessons

11+ Lessons | 652+ Exercises | 200+ Quizzes | 364+ Flashcards | 251+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

150+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 150+ Post Assessment Questions | 300+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

25+ LiveLab | 25+ Video tutorials | 57+ Minutes

Video Lessons

46+ Videos | 14:08+ Hours

1

Introduction

  • CCSP Certification
  • Taking the CCSP Exam
  • Computer-Based Testing Environment
  • Exam Retake Policy
  • Work Experience Requirement
  • Recertification Requirements
  • What Does This Course Cover?
  • CCSP Exam Objectives
  • CCSP Certification Exam Objective Map
2

Architectural Concepts

  • Cloud Characteristics
  • Business Requirements
  • Cloud Computing Service Categories
  • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Multitenancy
  • Cloud Computing Roles and Responsibilities
  • Cloud Computing Reference Architecture
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Shared Considerations
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
3

Data Classification

  • Data Inventory and Discovery
  • Information Rights Management
  • Data Control
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
4

Cloud Data Security

  • Cloud Data Lifecycle
  • Cloud Storage Architectures
  • Threats to Cloud Storage
  • Designing and Applying Security Strategies for Storage
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
5

Security in the Cloud

  • Shared Cloud Platform Risks and Responsibilities
  • Cloud Computing Risks by Deployment Model
  • Cloud Computing Risks by Service Model
  • Virtualization
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)
  • Cloud Design Patterns
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
6

Cloud Platform, Infrastructure, and Operational Security

  • Foundations of Managed Services
  • Shared Responsibilities by Service Type
  • Securing Communications and Infrastructure
  • Securing Hardware and Compute
  • Securing Software
  • Managing Virtual Systems
  • Assessing Vulnerabilities
  • Securing the Management Plane
  • Auditing Your Environment and Provider
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
7

Cloud Application Security

  • Developing Software for the Cloud
  • Cloud Application Architecture
  • Cloud-Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Cloud Application Assurance and Validation
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
8

Operations Elements

  • Designing a Secure Data Center
  • Managing Security Operations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
9

Operations Management

  • Monitoring, Capacity, and Maintenance
  • Change and Configuration Management
  • Problem and Incident Management
  • IT Service Management and Continual Service Improvement
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
10

Legal and Compliance Issues

  • Legal Requirements and Unique Risks in the Cloud Environment
  • Analyzing a Law
  • Legal Liability
  • Torts and Negligence
  • U.S. Privacy and Security Laws
  • International Laws
  • Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Information Security Management Systems
  • Privacy in the Cloud
  • Cloud Forensics
  • Audit Processes, Methodologies, and Cloud Adaptations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
11

Cloud Vendor Management

  • The Impact of Diverse Geographical Locations and Legal Jurisdictions
  • Security Policy Framework
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Treatment and Response
  • Risk Analysis
  • Cloud Contract Design
  • Government Cloud Standards
  • Manage Communication with Relevant Parties
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

1

Architectural Concepts

  • Creating a Virtual Machine
2

Data Classification

  • Displaying Metadata Information
  • Capturing Network Traffic
3

Cloud Data Security

  • Taking an Incremental Backup
  • Taking a Full Backup
  • Creating an Amazon S3 Glacier Vault
  • Observing an MD5-Generated Hash Value
  • Observing an SHA256-Generated Hash Value
  • Creating a CloudWatch Dashboard and Adding a Metric to it
4

Security in the Cloud

  • Performing a MITM Attack
  • Using Social Engineering Techniques to Plan an Attack
5

Cloud Platform, Infrastructure, and Operational Security

  • Configuring a Firewall for Inbound Rules
  • Setting up a Honeypot on Kali Linux
  • Enabling an Access Control List
  • Creating a VPC
  • Creating a Network ACL
  • Configuring Outbound Rules for a Firewall
  • Creating an Elastic Load Balancer
  • Creating a NAT Gateway
6

Cloud Application Security

  • Configuring a Proxy Server
  • Conducting IP Spoofing
  • Conducting Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF or XSRF) Attacks
  • Attacking a Website Using Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Injection
9

Legal and Compliance Issues

  • Completing the Chain of Custody
10

Cloud Vendor Management

  • Simulating the DDoS Attack

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The (ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) is a globally recognized credential that proves your expertise in securing cloud environments. It demonstrates your understanding of cloud security architecture, design, operations, compliance, and best practices.

The difficulty of the CCSP exam can vary depending on your existing experience in cloud security. The exam covers a broad range of topics, and hands-on experience is beneficial. However, with uCertify’s study plan and quality resources, you can increase your chances of success.

The CCSP certification is highly valued by employers in the cybersecurity industry. It positions you as a cloud security specialist and opens doors to career advancement. With the increasing adoption of cloud computing, the demand for skilled cloud security professionals is high, making the CCSP a worthwhile investment.

ISC)² recommends a minimum of 6 months of preparation with at least 80 hours of dedicated study time. The actual time needed can vary based on your prior knowledge and chosen study materials.

The CCSP is ideal for IT professionals working in cloud security, including: Cloud Architects Cloud Engineers Cloud Consultants Cloud Administrators Cloud Security Analysts Security Professionals transitioning to cloud security Auditors of Cloud Computing Services

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