Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Training and Certification

Course 1213

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 35 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • Level: Intermediate

The ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional CCSP Training Course is designed for security professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of cloud security. The program covers various aspects of data security, cloud infrastructure security, and information security. Through this training, participants will learn how to secure data centers, cloud environments, and cloud-based data access. The focus will be on cloud security solutions and techniques for detecting and responding to security incidents. 

The training covers cloud computing technologies, including Microsoft Azure, as well as security practices related to physical infrastructure, cloud resource access control, and protection of sensitive data. Load balancers, security operations centers (SOCs), and cloud environment security will also be covered. Upon completion of the training, participants can attempt the CCSP exam, and earn the CCSP certification after passing the exam, which is a recognized industry standard for cloud security expertise.
Passing the CCSP Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8140/8570.01 Technical (IAT) Level-III, and Information Assurance Security Architect/Engineer (IASAE) Level-III.

CCSP Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Class

  • Online

  • Upskill your whole team by bringing Private Team Training to your facility.

CCSP Training Information

In this CCSP course, you will learn how to:

  • Define Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design
  • Implement Cloud Data Security
  • Understand Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
  • Secure Cloud Applications
  • Operationalize Cloud Security
  • Understand Legal, Risk, and Compliance
  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

CCSP Training Prerequisites

  • Five years of cumulative, full-time working experience in IT (Information Technology) (three must be in information security, and one must be in one of the six CCSP CBK domains).
  • Those without the required experience can take the exam to become an Associate of ISC2; while working toward the experience needed for full certification.

CCSP Certification Information

Attendees can self-submit our courses for the following CPE credit:

  • Group A credits for attending any of our cybersecurity courses, and 
  • Group B General Education credits for attending any other Learning Tree course.

This is an ISC2 certification prep course. Click here to view more ISC2 certification prep training.

CCSP Training Outline

1.1 Understand cloud computing concepts

1.2 Describe cloud reference architecture

1.3 Understand security concepts relevant to cloud computing

1.4 Understand design principles of secure cloud computing

1.5 Evaluate cloud service providers

2.1 Describe cloud data concepts

2.2 Design and implement cloud data storage architectures

2.3 Design and apply data security technologies and strategies

2.4 Implement data discovery

2.5 Plan and implement data classification

2.6 Design and implement Information Rights Management (IRM)

2.7 Plan and implement data retention, deletion, and archiving policies

2.8 Design and implement auditability, traceability, and accountability of data events

3.1 Comprehend cloud infrastructure and platform components

3.2 Design a secure data center

3.3 Analyze risks associated with cloud infrastructure and platforms

3.4 Plan and implementation of security controls

3.5 Plan business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR)

4.1 Advocate training and awareness for application security

4.2 Describe the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process

4.3 Apply the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

4.4 Apply cloud software assurance and validation

4.5 Use verified secure software

4.6 Comprehend the specifics of cloud application architecture

4.7 Design an appropriate identity and access management (IAM) solution

5.1 Build and implement physical and logical infrastructure for the cloud environment

5.2 Operate and maintain physical and logical infrastructure for cloud environment

5.3 Implement operational controls and standards

5.4 Support digital forensics

5.5 Manage communication with relevant parties

5.6 Manage security operations

6.1 Articulate legal requirements and unique risks within the cloud environment

6.2 Understand privacy issues

6.3 Understand audit process, methodologies, and required adaptations for a cloud environment

6.4 Understand implications of cloud to enterprise risk management

6.5 Understand outsourcing and cloud contract design

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CCSP Training FAQs

The CCSP certification is a recognition for professionals who demonstrate expertise in securing data in cloud environments. The certification is granted by ISC2 and covers 6 domains of cloud security knowledge.

1) Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design

2) Cloud Data Security

3) Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security

4) Cloud Application Security

5) Cloud Security Operations

6) Legal, Risk, and Compliance

To attend the CCSP training, you must have 5 years of cumulative, full-time IT experience, with 3 years in information security and 1 year in one of the 6 CCSP domains. If you don't meet this requirement, you can still take the exam to become an Associate of ISC2 and work towards full certification.

In this 5-day instructor-led training, you will learn about the information security risks and mitigation strategies in cloud computing. You will cover the 6 domains of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge, including cloud concepts and architecture, cloud data security, cloud platform and infrastructure security, cloud application security, cloud security operations, and legal, risk, and compliance.

This course includes a voucher to take the CCSP exam at any Pearson VUE Test Center location.

The exam comprises 150 questions, and you have 4 hours instead of 3 to finish.

Domain 2: Cloud Data Security has increased from 19% to 20%, while Domain 5: Cloud Security Operations has decreased from 17% to 16%.

The CCSP training is available in both in-person and online formats.

Yes, after-course one-on-one instructor coaching is available to support your continued learning and new challenges.

The course tuition for the CCSP training includes the 5-day instructor-led training, official ISC2 content and training, and an exam voucher.

Yes, the CCSP training can be brought to your organization through team training. Learning Tree offers full-scale program development, tailored content, and expert team coaching, delivered when, where, and how you want it.

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