Professional Cloud Security Manager (PCS)

Professional Cloud Security Manager (PCS) Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

The aim of this course is to explore relevant concepts related to security, risk, and compliance within the cloud computing environment. The objectives for this course are to enable you to apply the underpinning security concepts into an enterprise cloud computing environment. The risks and the impact of cloud computing must be understood in terms of both business and technical security challenges and their effect on business and technical governance and policy. The course also presents the terminologies used to describe security threats and issues and, in particular, those in cloud computing.

At the end of the course, you will be able to understand how to secure the different cloud computing services and deployment models and also how to design security in the cloud infrastructure, configurations, and applications running within a cloud computing environment. This course provides an overview of different security topics, such as identifying, categorizing, and protecting your assets within an enterprise cloud computing environment.

The course materials include comprehensive reference materials that help participants continue the educational experience after the course. This course helps prepare you for the Professional Cloud Service Manager (PCSM) provided by the Cloud Credential Council. This course is endorsed, recognized, and supported by several key technology vendors and standards bodies.

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Intended Audience for this Professional Cloud Security Manager (PCS) Course

  • » IT security professionals
  • » IT risk and compliance professionals
  • » Auditors of cloud computing services
  • » Network engineers/administrators and email system administrators

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Professional Cloud Security Manager (PCS) Course Objectives

  • » Security and governance concepts and challenges in cloud computing
  • » What is new in security in the cloud?
  • » Contract management, terms, and conditions and legal
  • » IaaS specific security and governance policies
  • » PaaS specific security and governance policies
  • » SaaS specific security and governance policies

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Professional Cloud Security Manager (PCS) Course Outline

      1. Course Introduction:
        1. Overview
        2. Course Learning Objectives
        3. Course Agenda
        4. Case Study
        5. Activities
        6. Course Book
      2. Cloud Computing-Security, Governance, and Risks:
        1. Security, Governance, and Risks
        2. Cloud Computing Basics
        3. Cloud Computing Security
      3. Security Threats and Challenges in Cloud Computing:
        1. Security and Compliance in Cloud
        2. Transparency, Accountability, and Viability
        3. Physical Security and Cloud Computing
      4. Security Management in Cloud Computing:
        1. Identity and Access Management
        2. Data Classification
        3. Data Security Lifecycle
      5. Legal, Contractual, and Operational Monitoring in Cloud:
        1. Legal and Regulatory Landscape
        2. Monitoring-Providers and Subscribers
        3. Security Operations in Cloud
      6. Network Security Management in Cloud:
        1. Network Management in the Cloud
        2. Vulnerability, Patch Management, and Pen-Testing
        3. Cloud Security Architecture
      7. Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Capacity/Performance Planning:
        1. Business Continuity (BC)
        2. Disaster Recovery (DR) Resilient Technology
        3. Capacity and Performance Planning for Cloud
      8. Advanced Cloud Security Management Practices:
        1. Container Cloud Security
        2. Secure Development Standards in Cloud
        3. Application Programming Interface API Security
      9. Security Planning, Standards, and Cloud Evolution:
        1. Cloud Security Planning
        2. Cloud Standards, Controls, and Auditing
        3. Cloud Security Evolution

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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