• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course introduces developers to the common risks associated with Cloud applications, including the security features of the different series models (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), how to identify and mitigate the most common vulnerabilities, the unique security challenges of “Big Data”, and how to apply the Microsoft SDL to cloud applications. Threat coverage includes unauthorized account access, insecure APIs, shared technology, data leakage, and account hijacking, as well the importance of complying with regulatory requirements.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify the most common vulnerabilities that affect cloud resources
  • Use security best practices to prevent or mitigate these vulnerabilities

Framework Connections

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.

Feedback

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