This course provides an in-depth look at the strengths and weaknesses of cloud computing security as well as the considerations to take in choosing the cloud as a data management solution. Technical and operational risks are explained, along with strategies to mitigate the aforementioned risks. To demonstrate concepts learned, the course closes with a real-world example of how a government agency (Defense Information Systems Agency) utilizes cloud computing solutions.
Identify the positive and negative outcomes of data security using cloud computing solutions
Understand how to implement front-end strategies to offset technical and operational risks
Understand government requirements related to cloud computing
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.