Course provides an understanding of basic cloud deployment models, including private, public, hybrid, and community, and the various service platforms (e.g., SaaS, PaaS, IaaS). Course addresses governance control and responsibility for cloud security together with cloud security components, and covers service provider security and its evaluation, security standards (e.g., SSAE-16, CSA-CCM, Shared Assessments, NIST, CIS), procurement, and service level agreements (SLAs). Security topics include traffic hijacking, data isolation/storage segregation, identity management, virtualization security, continuity, data recovery, logging, notification, and auditing.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.