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Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

The CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional Manager certification course aligned with ISACA standards, will make you understand IT Security and Cyber Security from a management-level perspective.
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"The Global Cloud IT market revenue is predicted to go up to $ 400B in 2020 and SaaS-based apps are predicted to grow at a 20% CAGR, while IaaS/PaaS is predicted to increase at 30% CAGR." - (Source). The CCSP certification affirms your knowledge about cloud security architecture and your ability to align design, operations, and services related to cloud technology. Today we have a plethora of cloud-based applications, mobile apps, and web services that have allowed us to be more productive in delivering more value. Businesses are moving their applications to the cloud to have access to increased efficiency, scalability, and speed. But along with the increasing growth in applications, security has become a high priority area which has led to the growth in demand for certified cloud security professionals. So, if you aspire to have a career in security for cloud computing and demonstrate a strong understanding of cloud concepts and fundamentals then this course in India is your next stepping stone to clear the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) exam.

CCSP Certification

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Total Duration

1 Month

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Prerequisites

  • Computer Skills
  • Basic Mathematical Concepts
  • Computer Networks

CCSP Course Training Overview

This CCSP course will provide a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively design, engineer, and run the overall security alignment of an organization. The course will also touch down upon the fundamental concepts of information technology and security. Learn to design, monitor, implement, and secure operating systems to gain levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data. The six domains covered in the course will help you understand concepts, principles, architecture, standards, applications, operations, legal requirements, and risks involved in the cloud environment.

This training will define what it takes to secure IT architecture and business environments using information security standards and will also prepare you for the CISSP certification exam held by (ISC)². This course will enable you to learn the skills required to mitigate security threats to your cloud storage and what strategies to implement to maintain data security. You will have access to a detailed lesson plan that will be easy to understand and will help you clear the CSSP exam and move faster in your career towards the growing field of cloud security.

What is CCSP Certification?

The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) course certification has several benefits for experienced IT professionals who want to prove their credibility and wish to be recognized as an authority figure in cloud security practices and principles. This certification is backed by the two distinguished non-profit organizations (ISC) ² and CSA and ensures to keep the candidates updated on the current technologies, strategies, and new threats. Versatility is one of the important components of this certification which means you can work across numerous cloud platforms since this CCSP is a vendor-neutral credential. The CCSP certification exam evaluates potential candidates across six domains. This is a multiple-choice exam that consists of 125 questions and is administered for a 4-hour duration. To successfully pass the exam and obtain certification, the candidate must score 70% marks.

The CCSP exam questions are inspired by the information contained within the CCSP CBK (Common Body of Knowledge) and CCSK which have assigned the following weightage to the six domains.

1. Architectural Concepts and Design Requirements
2. Cloud Data Security
3. Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
4. Cloud Applications Security
5. Operations
6. Legal and Compliance

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for this certification, you need a total work experience of five years out of which 3 years have to be in information security and one year in any of the six prescribed domains. If you have the CCSK certification you can reduce the prerequisite to 4 years of work experience. This certification is ideal for Enterprise Architect, Systems Engineer, Security Consultant, Security Administrator, Systems Architect, or Security Engineer, etc.

 

Course Details

Learning Outcomes of Certified Cloud Security Professional

This internationally recognized credential holds the highest standard for cloud security expertise. It was initiated by the leading stalwarts in information security and cloud computing security. This course will give you a crystal-clear view of the fundamentals of CCSP and relevant security concepts. Candidates will be able to develop Cloud data storage architectures and various security strategies for protecting data at rest and data in motion. Understand the challenges involved in designing data centers, forensic analysis, and recommending appropriate risk mitigation strategies. They will also learn to implement appropriate measures for ensuring data privacy and compliance with regulatory agencies. This certification enhances your cloud security skills and your ability to manage IT security processes. This course also allows students to get acquainted with the different kinds of cloud platforms and technologies. This course intends to provide a clear understanding of security issues and best practices of cloud computing domains. It will provide you with a wider view of cloud security practices and principles and opens the door to better job opportunities in the IT industry. Acquiring CCSP certification proves that you are competent and knowledgeable in cloud security concepts with hands-on experience in the field.

You will learn about the Architecture of cloud infrastructure
Learn about the security policies applied for securing the Data on cloud
Understand different Physical/Logical Operations on Cloud platforms
Learn about the Incident Management, Configuration Management, Patch Management, Change management concepts
Understand the Legal, Risk, and Compliance
Security Assessment using Security Audits and logs and tools
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40 hours

Classroom Sessions

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60 hours

Assignments

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60 hours

Live Projects

Who Should Sign Up?
  • Internal Auditors
  • CFO/Director/Head of Accounting
  • Business Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • Banking and Accounting Analysts
  • Certified Financial Analysts
  • Credit Analysts
  • Financial Advisors
  • Math, Science and Commerce Graduates
  • IT Security officials, IT Admin (Network, Firewall, System Admin), IT professionals
  • Mid-level Executives
  • Information Security
  • Information Law

Training Modules of Certified Cloud Security Professional

These Certified Cloud Security Professional Course Modules cover up the six domains giving a detailed description of the fundamentals of each module. The module begins with the first domain, Architectural Concepts, and Design Requirements which will explain the cloud computing concepts and cloud architecture. The second domain, Cloud Data Security deals with the designing and implementation of Cloud Data Storage Architectures, Security Technologies, Data Discovery, and Data Classification. The third domain, Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security will explore Cloud Infrastructure Components, designing a Secure Data Center, Analyzing Risks Associated with Cloud Infrastructure, Plan Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC). The fourth domain, Cloud Application Security will handle advocate training and awareness for application security, describing the Secure Software Development Life Cycle. The fifth domain, Cloud Security Operations will explain how to operate Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment and the sixth domain, Legal, Risk, and Compliance unfolds the Legal Requirements and Unique Risks within the Cloud Environment and implications of Cloud to Enterprise Risk Management.

  • Cloud Characteristics
  • Business Requirements
  • Existing State
  • Quantifying Benefits and Opportunity Cost
  • Intended Impact
  • Cloud Evolution, Vernacular, and Models
  • New Technology, New Options
  • Cloud Computing Service Models
  • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Cloud Computing Roles and Responsibilities
  • Cloud Computing Definitions
  • Foundational Concepts of Cloud Computing
  • Sensitive Data
  • Virtualization
  • Encryption
  • Auditing and Compliance
  • Cloud Service Provider Contracts
  • Business Requirements Analysis
  • Inventory of Assets
  • Valuation of Assets
  • Determination of Criticality
  • Risk Appetite
  • Security Considerations for Different Cloud Categories
  • IaaS Considerations
  • PaaS Considerations
  • SaaS Considerations General Considerations
  • Design Principles for Protecting Sensitive Data
  • Hardening Devices
  • Encryption
  • Layered Defences
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk response and mitigation & Risk and Control Monitoring and Reporting
  • COBIT5
  • Attackers, Vishing and Phishing
  • Incident Management definitions
  • Vulnerability scanners
  • Networking basics
  • SIEM (Security Information and Event Management)
  • The OSI model
  • The TCP/IP model
  • IP addresses and port numbers
  • IP support protocols
  • Cable types
  • LAN topologies
  • Layer 1 to 3 networking devices
  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • 0-day attacks
  • Network authentication protocols
  • WIFI
  • Bluetooth
  • Honeynets and Honeypots
  • Secure communications
  • Mobile device security
  • Application white-listing
  • Virtualization
  • Database security
  • Software vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • System vulnerabilities, threats, and countermeasures
  • Physical security
  • RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks)
  • Redundancy
  • Media storage
  • IoT (Internet of Things)
  • Shared Cloud Platform Risks and Responsibilities
  • Cloud Computing Risks by Deployment Model
  • Private Cloud
  • Community Cloud
  • Public Cloud
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Cloud Computing Risks by Service Model
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Virtualization
  • Threats
  • Countermeasure Methodology
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)
  • Cloud-Specific BIA Concerns
  • Customer/Provider Shared BC/DR Responsibilities
  • Common Cloud Application Deployment Pitfalls
  • Cloud-Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Configuration Management for the SDLC
  • ISO/IEC 27034-1 Standards for Secure Application Development
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Identity Repositories and Directory Services
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Federated Identity Management
  • Federation Standards
  • Multifactor Authentication
  • Supplemental Security Components
  • Cloud Application Architecture
  • Application Programming Interfaces
  • Tenancy Separation
  • Cryptography
  • Sandboxing
  • Application Virtualization
  • Cloud Application Assurance and Validation
  • Threat Modelling
  • Quality of Service
  • Software Security Testing
  • Approved APIs
  • Software Supply Chain (API) Management
  • Securing Open-Source Software
  • Application Orchestration
  • The Secure Network Environment
  • Physical/Logical Operations
  • Facilities and Redundancy
  • Virtualization Operations
  • Storage Operations
  • Physical and Logical Isolation
  • Application Testing Methods
  • Security Operations Centre
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Incident Management
  • Monitoring
  • Maintenance
  • Change and Configuration Management (CM)
  • Baselines
  • Deviations and Exceptions
  • Roles and Process
  • Release Management
  • IT Service Management and Continual Service Improvement
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR)
  • Primary Focus
  • Continuity of Operations
  • The BC/DR Plan
  • The BC/DR Kit
  • Relocation
  • Power
  • Testing
  • Legal Requirements and Unique Risks in the Cloud Environment
  • Laws, Frameworks, and Standards Around the World
  • Information Security Management Systems (ISMSs)
  • The Difference between Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Potential Personal and Data Privacy Issues in the Cloud Environment
  • eDiscovery
  • Forensic Requirements
  • Conflicting International Legislation
  • Cloud Forensic Challenges
  • Direct and Indirect Identifiers
  • Forensic Data Collection Methodologies
  • Audit Processes, Methodologies, and Cloud Adaptations
  • Virtualization
  • Scope
  • Gap Analysis
  • Restrictions of Audit Scope Statements
  • Different Types of Audit Reports
  • Auditor Independence
  • AICPA Reports and Standards
  • The Impact of Diverse Geographical Locations and Legal Jurisdictions
  • Implications of the Cloud for Enterprise Risk Management
  • Choices Involved in Managing Risk
  • Risk Management Frameworks
  • Risk Management Metrics
  • Contracts and Service-Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Business Requirements
  • Cloud Contract Design and Management for Outsourcing
  • Identifying Appropriate Supply Chain and Vendor Management Processes
  • Common Criteria Assurance Framework (ISO/IEC 15408-1:2009)
  • CSA Security, Trust, and Assurance Registry (STAR)
  • Supply Chain Risk
  • Manage Communication with Relevant Parties

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CCSP Course Panel of Coaches

CCSP course trainer - Bharani

Bharani Kumar Depuru

  • Areas of expertise: Data analytics, Digital Transformation, Industrial Revolution 4.0
  • Over 14+ years of professional experience
  • Trained over 2,500 professionals from eight countries
  • Corporate clients include Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Computer Science Corporation, Akamai, IBS Software, Litmus7, Personiv, Ebreeze, Alshaya, Synchrony Financials, Deloitte
  • Professional certifications - PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP from Project Management Institute, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Tableau Certified Associate, Certified Scrum Practitioner, AgilePM (DSDM Atern)
  • Alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad and Indian School of Business
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Sharat Chandra Kumar

  • Areas of expertise: Data sciences, Machine learning, Business intelligence and Data visualisation
  • Trained over 1,500 professional across 12 countries
  • Worked as a Data scientist for 14+ years across several industry domains
  • Professional certifications: Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt, Information Technology Infrastructure Library
  • Experienced in Big Data Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL, NewSQL, MongoDB, R, RStudio, Python, Tableau, Cognos
  • Corporate clients include DuPont, All-Scripts, Girnarsoft (College-dekho, Car-dekho) and many more
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Nitin Mishra

  • Areas of expertise: Data sciences, Machine learning, Business intelligence and Data visualisation
  • Over 20+ years of industry experience in data science and business intelligence
  • Trained professionals from Fortune 500 companies and students at prestigious colleges
  • Experienced in Cognos, Tableau, Big Data, NoSQL, NewSQL
  • Corporate clients include Time Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell, Metric Fox (Champions Group), TCS and many more
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Certificate

This Certified Cloud Security Professional course rewards you with a certificate for your diligence and sustained endeavour. Demonstrate the skills that you have acquired in this course and win accolades from industry peers and superiors. The Data Science in Certified Cloud Security Professional Analytics Certificate is your passport to an accelerated career path.

FAQs for Certified Cloud Security Professional

The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification validates your expertise in cloud security and equips you with skills in cloud security design, implementation, architecture, operations, and controls. This certification positions you among the outstanding professionals and increases your chances of high payoffs.

Candidates must possess at least 5yrs of working experience in information technology out of which 3 years must be in information security. You need 1 year of experience in 1 or more domains of the CCSP. If you are already CISSP certified then you need not comply with the above and can appear for the exam.

The exam consists of 125 multiple choice questions which you have to complete in 3 hours and get a score of 700 out of 1000 to clear the exam.

 

  • Create a Pearson VUE account
  • Select the (ISC)² certification exam you have decided to give
  • Confirm certification eligibility
  • Schedule your exam and testing location

 

Whenever you plan to give the exam you have to come up with a timetable and stick to it. Secondly, you need to enroll yourself for official training as it is a proven way to clear the exam where you are given enough practice according to the pattern and difficulty level of the exam

When you go for the exam ensure you carry two self-attested forms of identification (ID) which should have your photograph and you also need to carry original documents. You will be required to submit a palm-vein scan whose details are available on the website.

Yes, in case of emergency you can reschedule or even cancel the exam. First, you need to inform the concerned authorities in this case Pearson VUE. If you are informing online you need to do that at least 48 hours before your exam and 24 hours before your exam if it is through the phone. You will be charged a reschedule fee of USD$50 and a cancellation fee of USD$100.

To maintain your CCSP certification, you will need to comply with the (ISC)² Code of Ethics. You need to earn 30 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) units through training, attending events, or online seminars. Plus, you need to pay the annual maintenance fee.

If you have passed the exam you are not provided with any scores. In case you did not clear the exam, you will be provided with a breakdown of the domains in proficiency levels.

Jobs in the field of CCSP in India

Jobs for a CCSP Certified Candidate

CCSP is intended for leaders who can take responsibility to orchestrate best practices to cloud security, design, architecture, and operations. You can work as a Cloud Architect, Systems Architect/Engineer, Security Manager/Engineer/Architect/Consultant, or a Cloud Software Engineer.

Salaries in India for CCSP

Salaries in India for a CCSP certified candidate

An Associate working in the cloud can earn Rs 13 to 20 lakh, while a mid-level manager can easily command anything between 20 lakhs to 25 lakhs per annum. Senior cloud professionals with 20-25 years of experience can earn as much as Rs 1.1 crore per annum.

CCSP Projects in India

Projects in the field of Cloud security System

One could undertake various projects in cloud security like Data recovery and backup, security and integrity, Data segregation and recovery, Cloud cryptography, Failure detection, and prediction, Securing mobile cloud, etc.

Role of Open Source Tools in CCSP in India

Role of Open Source Tools in Cloud Security

The main role of Open Source tools in cloud security is that they ensure to keep the organization’s data and systems safe from any anomalies and malicious activity. These tools provide more flexibility, power, and visibility. Some examples of these tools are GoAudit, Grapl, Suricata, etc.

Modes of Training for CCSP in India

Modes of training for CCSP Certification

The course in India is designed to suit the needs of students as well as working professionals. We at 360DigiTMG give our students the option of both classroom and online learning. We also support e-learning as part of our curriculum.

Industry Application of CCSP in India

Industry Applications of Cloud Security

Cloud computing is a better way to run a business and is a wonder that holds its importance in every field. Applications of cloud computing are used in various industrial sectors like banking, education, entertainment, real estate, automotive industry, etc.

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