EC-Council’s Certified Cloud Security Engineer (CCSE) course deliver a mix of vendor-neutral and vendor-specific cloud security concepts. The vendor-neutral concepts focus on cloud security practices, technologies, frameworks, and principles. In contrast, the vendor-specific materials deliver the practical skills that are needed to configure specific platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This offers candidates a well-balanced mix of theoretical and practical skills. In addition, advanced topics also cover modules on securing the cloud infrastructure by implementing regulations and standards to maintain security. EC-Council’s cloud security course is mapped to the real-time job roles and responsibilities of cloud security professionals and is ideal for beginners as well as experienced cybersecurity professionals.
Your course package is designed to provide maximum learning and convenience. This is included in the price of your course:
Your expert instructor will get you ready for the following exam and certification, which are included in your course package.
You´ll have the perfect starting point for your training with these prerequisites:
- Have working knowledge in network security management
- Basic understanding of cloud computing concepts
Using our engaging learning methodology including a variety of tools, we’ll cover the entire curriculum.
Module 01: Introduction to Cloud Security
In this module, you will be presented with the core concepts of cloud computing, cloud service models, and cloud-based threats and vulnerabilities. The module highlights service provider components, such as evaluation and the shared security responsibility model, that are essential to con¬guring a secure cloud environment and protecting organizational resources.
Module 02: Platform and Infrastructure Security in the Cloud
This module explores the key components and technologies that form a cloud architecture and how to secure multi-tenant, virtualized, physical, and logical cloud components. This module demonstrates con¬gurations and best practices for securing physical data centers and cloud infrastructures using the tools and techniques provided by Azure, AWS, and GCP.
Module 03: Application Security in the Cloud
The focus of this module is securing cloud applications and explaining secure software development lifecycle changes. It explains the multiple services and tools for application security in Azure, AWS, and GCP.
Module 04: Data Security in the Cloud
This module covers the basics of cloud data storage, its lifecycle, and various controls for protecting data at rest and data in transit in the cloud. It also addresses data storage features and the multiple services and tools used for securing data stored in Azure, AWS, and GCP.
Module 05: Operation Security in the Cloud
This module encompasses the security controls essential to building, implementing, operating, managing, and maintaining physical and logical infrastructures for cloud environments and the required services, features, and tools for operational security provided by AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Module 06: Penetration Testing in the Cloud
This module demonstrates how to implement comprehensive penetration testing to assess the security of an organization's cloud infrastructure and reviews the required services and tools used to perform penetration testing in AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Module 07: Incident Detection and Response in the Cloud
This module focuses on incident response (IR). It covers the IR lifecycle and the tools and techniques used to identify and respond to incidents; provides training on using SOAR technologies; and explores the IR capabilities provided by AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Module 08: Forensics Investigation in the Cloud
This module covers the forensic investigation process in cloud computing, including various cloud forensic challenges and data collection methods. It also explains how to investigate security incidents using AWS, Azure, and GCP tools.
Module 09: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
This module highlights the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery planning in IR. It covers the backup and recovery tools, services, and features provided by AWS, Azure, and GCP to monitor business continuity issues.
Module 10: Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance in the Cloud
This module focuses on the various governance frameworks, models, and regulations (ISO/IEC 27017, HIPAA, and PCI DSS) and the design and implementation of governance frameworks in the cloud. It also addresses cloud compliance frameworks and elaborates on the AWS, Azure, and GCP governance modules.
Module 11: Standards, Policies, and Legal Issues in the Cloud
This module discusses standards, policies, and legal issues associated with the cloud. It also covers the features, services, and tools needed for compliance and auditing in AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Appendix (Self-Study): Private, Hybrid, and Multi-Tenant Cloud Security
The appendix covers the security of private, hybrid, and multi-tenant cloud models. It lists some of the best practices for securing VMWare Cloud, AWS, GCP, Azure hybrid cloud setups, and multi-tenant clouds.
Why Should You Become a Certified Cloud Security Engineer (CCSE)?
Organizations need cloud security engineers to help them build a secure cloud infrastructure, monitor vulnerabilities, and implement incidence response plans to mitigate cloud-based threats. CCSE, with its unique blend of vendor-neutral and vendor-specific concepts, trains candidates in the fundamentals while equipping them with job-ready practical skills. With CCSE, delegates learn:
01 – The fundamentals of cloud security in a vendor-neutral environment
02 – How to use tools and techniques to configure public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and GCP
03 – How to design and maintain a secure cloud environment
04 – The knowledge and skills to protect, detect, and respond to cloud network infrastructure threats
05 – How to design and implement business continuity and disaster recovery plans
06 – How to perform a cloud security audit and penetration testing
Why CCSE is the Perfect Choice for Cloud Security Engineers
Detailed Methodological Approach and Instructor-Led Program
The CCSE program provides hands-on training in creating and implementing security policies to safeguard cloud infrastructure and applications.
Vendor-Neutral and Vendor-Specific Concepts
CCSE by EC-Council is the first certification to offer a blend of vendor-neutral and vendor-specific concepts. It covers features and services of AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Best Practices to Secure Cloud Infrastructure
The program teaches best practices for securing cloud infrastructure through evaluating cloud storage techniques and threats, configuring cloud services, designing and implementing incident response plans, and auditing cloud computing security.
Soar for Incident Response
The course instills an understanding of security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR), which security operations teams collect and analyze to create incident analysis reports and automate incident response in the cloud.
Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance in the Cloud
The CCSE program equips individuals with the skills to design and implement governance frameworks, models, and regulations (ISO/IEC 27017, HIPAA, and PCI DSS).
Forensic Methodologies for Cloud Infrastructure
The program teaches the tools and techniques used to perform forensics investigations on cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP. Participants learn forensic methods and how they can be automated to identify and investigate vulnerabilities and threats.
Standards, Policies, and Legal Issues in the Cloud
The CCSE program teaches individuals how to implement standards through features, services, and tools for regulation and audits of AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Lab-Intensive Cloud Security Program
CCSE is the only certification course that provides hands-on training in a simulated environment. More than 50 complex labs train learners to tackle real-world industry-level challenges for cloud security professional roles.
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