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CCSO Certified Cloud Security Officer


CCSO Certified Cloud Security Officer


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COURSE OVERVIEW                    

This is 5-day course. The Cloud is being widely adopted today for a diverse set of reasons! However, many are finding that security in the cloud is a huge challenge! Either because of implementation or Governance. Yes, Governance of security related to your cloud vendor is a huge challenge. However, many global standards have been developed that provide a great baseline for cloud security along with governance. This course will provide for you what you do not find in other classes! The combination of knowledge combined into one source from the leading global standards. We also provide practical skills regarding implementing cloud security, auditing and compliance. This is all managed by a unique delivery of cloud security along with the hands-on labs needed to truly understand what is happening to your data at all the layers of the cloud stack. This is a relevant course which introduces many technologies used in the cloud from implementing a private cloud architecture to using a new key management solution from various vendors.


  • To fully understand Cloud Security from a real-world view point
  • To receive the hands-on experience needed to implement Cloud Security with practical implementations
  • To comprehend the industry security standards for both exam knowledge and implementation
  • To have a general working knowledge on what to audit in a cloud architecture.
  • To know hands-on methods of auditing a cloud environment from best practices view point.
  • To understand how compliance is viewed and dealt with in the cloud.
  • To gain the knowledge needed to pass the exam


Upon completion, the Certified Cloud Security Officer candidate will not only be able to competently take the C)CSO exam but will also understand basic cloud security knowledge to keep companies’ IP and IT infrastructure safe.


Recommended minimum one-year experience with virtualization technology or equivalent knowledge. General understanding of cloud architectures. Minimum one-year experience with general security. 


Module 1 – Introduction to Cloud Computing and Architecture 

  • Cloud Computing Terminology
  • Cloud Computing Definition
  • Cloud Computing Characteristics
  • Cloud Computing Benefits
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Reference Model
  • What is Security for the Cloud? 

Module 2 – Cloud Risks 

  • Cloud Migration Security Evaluation
  • ENISA Risk Evaluation
  • Cloud Controls Matrix
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 3 – ERM and Governance 

  • Application of Governance and Risk Management to the Cloud
  • Importance of the SLA
  • Relevant CCM controls  

Module 4 – Legal Issues 

  • Understanding Unique Risks in the Cloud
  • International Law and Potential Conflicts
  • eDiscovery
  • Contract Considerations
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 5 – Virtualization 

  • Virtualization Principles
  • Key Components Mapped to Cloud Layer
  • Key Security Concerns
  • Other Technologies Used in the Cloud
  • The Layers
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 6 – Data Security 

  • Virtualization Principles
  • Key Components Mapped to Cloud Layer
  • Key Security Concerns
  • Other Technologies Used in the Cloud
  • The Layers
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 7 – Data Center Operations 

  • Build Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Manage Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Manage Communications with Relevant Parties
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 8 – Interoperability and Portability 

  • Interoperability
  • Portability
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 9 – Traditional Security 

  • The Physical EnvironmentSupport the Planning Process for the Data Center Design
  • Implement and Build Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Run Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Manage Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 10 – BCM and DR 

  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management
  • Examples
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 11 – Incident Response 

  • Incident Response
  • Forensics
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 12 – Application Security 

  • Training and Awareness
  • Secure Software Development Life Cycle Process
  • Application of the Secure Software Development Life Cycle
  • Verifying the use of Secure Software
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions
  • Additional components for the Cloud
  • Software Assurance and Validation
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 13 – Encryption and Key Management 

  • Review from other chapters
  • Key Management in today’s cloud services
  • Recommendations
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 14 – Identity, Entitlement and Access Management 

  • Introduction to Identity and Access Management
  • Identities and Attributes
  • Architectures for Interfacing to Identity and Attribute Providers
  • The Identity
  • Recommendations
  • Relevant CCM Controls 

Module 15 – Auditing and Compliance 

  • Compliance and Audit Cloud Issues
  • Assurance Frameworks
  • Auditing
  • CCM Relevant Controls 


Labs – These are not all required during class but will be leveraged to better understand the complexities in cloud security.

Lab 1: Cloud Migration Evaluation

Lab 2: Service Level Agreement (SLA) Compliance

Lab 3: Virtualization 101

Lab 4: Understanding Network Traffic

Lab 5: Hardening your Virtual Machines

Lab 6: ESXi Host Hardening

Lab 7: Hardening vCenter

Lab 8: Basics of Data Security in Azure

Lab 9: IaaS

Lab 10: Deploying a Cloud

Lab 11: Basic Data Center Operations in Azure

Lab 12: Interoperability and Portability

Lab 13: Business Continuity in Azure

Lab 14: PaaS in Azure

Lab 15: Encryption in Azure

Lab 16: Identity and Access Management in Azure

Lab 17: SaaS

Lab 18: S-P-I Model Exercise

Lab 19: Cloud Business Driver Audit Exercise

Lab 20: IaaS Risk Assessment

Lab 21: Identity and Access Control Management in the Private Cloud

Lab 22: VM Security Audit

Lab 23: Encryption/Key Management in SaaS


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