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CCSP Certification Training

4.8 (512 Ratings)

Intellipaat offers in-depth training on CCSP certification, a popular Cloud Security certification from (ISC)², which is led by professionals and SMEs from top organizations. By the end of this training program, you will become a master in this domain by learning various concepts such as cloud data security, design requirements, architectural concepts, cloud application security, etc., and you will be able to crack the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) exam.

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28 Hrs Instructor Led Training
16 Hrs Self-paced Videos
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Flexible Schedule
Lifetime Free Upgrade
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CCSP Overview

What topics will you cover in the CCSP certification program?

Some of the important topics that you will cover in this training are as follows:

  • Cloud platform security
  • Cloud application security
  • Cloud data security
  • Cloud infrastructure security
  • Operations
  • Design requirements
  • Architectural concepts

To take up this training, you should have experience in the IT department in the fields of cloud and web security engineering, IT architecture, IT auditing, risk and compliance, and more. Besides, you should have a keen interest in Cloud Computing and cloud security.

Anyone who has an interest in this domain or wishes to make a career transition to the field of Cloud Security can take up this online certification program.

Some of the most popular jobs available after you become a certified CCSP professional are:

  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Engineer
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Systems Architect
  • Security Architect
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Manager

As per PayScale, the average income of an entry-level Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) is US$107k per annum.

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Self Paced Training

  • 16 Hrs e-learning videos
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Lifetime Free Upgrade


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CCSP Course Content

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Module 01 - Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design


1.1 Security concepts
1.2 Defense in due care, depth, and due diligence
1.3 Security functionalities and controls
1.4 Concepts of Cloud Computing
1.5 Business drivers
1.6 Elasticity, scalability, vendor lock-in, and vendor lock-out
1.7 Advantages of Cloud Computing concepts
1.8 Architecture of cloud reference
1.9 Cloud Computing: Actors and roles
1.10 Categories of cloud service: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS)
1.11 Management of cloud service categories
1.12 Deployment models of cloud: Public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and community cloud
1.13 Characteristics and models
1.14 Cloud deployment models: Comparison
1.15 Cloud technology roadmap
1.16 Related technologies and the impact
1.17 Key management, cryptography, and other concepts of security
1.18 Access control and IAM
1.19 Data remanence
1.20 Cloud Computing: Threats
1.21 Virtualization
1.22 Secure Cloud Computing: Design principles
1.23 Analysis of costs and benefits
1.24 Cloud service providers: Evaluation
1.25 SOC
1.26 Evaluating IT security
1.27 FIPS

Module 02 - Cloud Data Security


2.1 Life cycle of cloud data: Create, use, store, and share
2.2 Life cycle of cloud data: Archive
2.3 Life cycle of cloud data: Destroy and other key data functions
2.4 Architectures of cloud data storage types: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
2.5 Architectures of cloud data storage: Storage types and threats
2.6 Strategies of data security: Encryption challenges, IaaS encryption, encryption of databases, key management, cloud key storage, masking, tokenization, data anonymization, bit splitting, homomorphic encryption, and data loss prevention
2.7 Data classification and discovery technology: Data classification and cloud data challenges
2.8 Jurisdictional data protections for Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
2.9 Privacy acts: GDPR, and policies of data protection
2.10 Privacy acts: HIPAA, FISMA, and SOX
2.11 Jurisdictional data protection for PII: Cloud services responsibilities
2.12 Management of data rights
2.13 Data retention and deletion
2.14 Archiving policies
2.15 Legal hold
2.16 Auditability, accountability, and traceability of data events
2.17 SIEM
2.18 Custody chain
2.19 Nonrepudiation

3.1 Components of cloud infrastructure
3.2 Communications and network
3.3 Virtualization and management plane
3.4 Factors impacting data center design
3.5 Physical design: Buy or build, design standards of a data center, uptime institute, tiers, and features of tier
3.6 Considerations of environmental design
3.7 Connectivity
3.8 Resource allocation and hypervisor
3.9 Risks associated using cloud infrastructure
3.10 Policy, general, and virtualization risks
3.11 Cloud-specific and non-cloud-Specific risks, along with legal ones
3.12 Compensating controls and cloud attack vectors
3.13 Designing and planning security controls
3.14 Business continuity plan and disaster recovery
3.15 Disruptive events and BCDR planning factors
3.16 Cloud infrastructure characteristics
3.17 Strategies of BCDR and returning to normal
3.18 Creation of BCDR: Test, revise, and report
3.19 Testing types, availability, uptime, and activity
3.20 Security awareness and training

4.1 Application security: Awareness and advocate training
4.2 Common pitfalls
4.3 Awareness of encryption dependency
4.4 Understanding the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process
4.5 Risks and vulnerabilities
4.6 Threat modeling
4.7 Encryption
4.8 Application virtualization and sandboxing
4.9 Federated identity management
4.10 Authentication of SAML
4.11 Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)
4.12 Cloud access security broker
4.13 Security testing of application
4.14 Supply chain management of software

5.1 Hardware secure configuration: Servers, storage controllers, and virtual switches
5.2 VM tools configuration: Physical infrastructure running
5.3 Configuration of securing the network
5.4 Clustered hosts
5.5 Clustered storage and dynamic optimization
5.6 Patch management and maintenance mode
5.7 Performance monitoring
5.8 Network security controls: Honeypots, layered security, and SIEM
5.9 Log management and orchestration
5.10 Guest OS availability
5.11 Operations management
5.12 Process of risk management: Framing of risks and risk assessment
5.13 Quantitative risk analysis
5.14 Risk monitoring and response
5.15 Preservation and collection of digital evidence
5.16 Communication using relevant parties
5.17 Center of security operations

6.1 Concepts of legislative
6.2 Intellectual property laws
6.3 Agreements and acts
6.4 NERC
6.5 Generally accepted privacy principles (GAPP) and privacy shield
6.6 Data privacy jurisdictional difference
6.7 E-discovery and related terminology
6.8 PII and forensic requirements
6.9 SOC reports, gap analysis, and chain of custody
6.10 Vendor management
6.11 Risk attitude and Cloud Computing policies
6.12 SLA
6.13 Quality of Service (QoS)
6.14 Risk mitigation and risk management metrics
6.15 ISO 28000:2007

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CCSP Certification

What is included in this CCSP certification?

This CCSP certification training is curated by experts from top MNCs. In this course, we will give you access to the courseware throughout your lifetime, along with 24 hours of online support.

At the end of each module, you will work on course-based assignments and exercises that will enhance your learning experience. You will also work on projects that will give you experience in solving real-life business issues. Once you execute the projects successfully, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s Certified Cloud Security Professional certification. After the course, we will help you prepare your resume and will conduct mock interviews so that you can crack your job interview.

The syllabus of the CCSP certification exam has been updated to solve some common problems faced by Cloud Security experts. It now includes some of the best practices that can help solve these problems. Further, a few topics are modified in the new CCSP examination, and the rest are realigned in such a way that the exam now tests the knowledge and practical experience of the candidates in Cloud Security operations, design, service orchestration, and architecture.

Old CCSP domain name:

  • Architectural Concepts & Design Requirements
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Operations
  • Legal & Compliance

New CCSP domain name, along with the weight each section carries:

  • Cloud Concepts, Architecture, & Design – 17%
  • Cloud Data Security – 19%
  • Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security – 17%
  • Cloud Application Security – 17%
  • Cloud Security Operations – 7%
  • Legal, Risk, & Compliance – 13%

These changes have been made effective since August 1, 2019.

The CCSP exam costs US$599.

It has a validity of 3 years.

The CCSP certification exam comprises 125 multiple-choice questions.

The passing score of the CCSP examination is 700/1000 (or 70%) to gain the certification.

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CCSP Course FAQs

Why should I take up this online CCSP course?

Intellipaat’s CCSP training course will help you master both basic and advanced-level concepts of Certified Cloud Security Professional certification. We aim to make you a professional in this industry.

In this program, you will work on real-time projects that will enhance your learning experience. The projects are based on various topics related to the course. Additionally, you will have 24 hours of online support from our support team, along with complete access to the training resources.

After the course, we will help in creating your resume as per the present business requirements. Besides, we will also conduct several mock interviews to prepare you for your job interviews. Finally, you will be awarded the CCSP certification from Intellipaat recognized by leading organizations across the world.

The full form of CCSP is Certified Cloud Security Professional, and it aims to evaluate your knowledge and skills in managing, designing, and safeguarding infrastructure, applications, and data in the cloud with the help of several procedures and policies of Cyber Security as per (ISC)².

Some of the perks of becoming a CCSP are as follows:

  • Improved credibility and career visibility
  • Job security and several new job opportunities
  • Gaining versatile and flexible vendor-neutral skills, which you can use in various technologies
  • Access to the world-class community consisting of similar Cyber Security experts
  • Acquiring expertise to prevent cyberattacks and help create a safe cyberspace
  • 35% of more earning compared to those who are not (ISC)² members

If you wish to enroll in this CCSP training course, you need to have over 5 years of industry experience— an experience of 3 years in information security and a minimum of 1-year experience in cloud security. Candidates who do not have this experience can become an Associate of (ISC)²2 and gain the skills and experience to earn the certification.

The tools that you need to have to attend the sessions are as follows:

  • Mac: OSX 10.6 or a higher version
  • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or a higher version
  • Good Internet connection and speed: 512 Kbps or higher
  • Speakers, headsets, and microphones: You need to have a set of speakers or headsets so that you can hear the instructions given easily. Additionally, you must have a working microphone so that you are able to talk to the instructor and the peers learning the course with you. As per your need and preference, you can either use a separate microphone and a speaker or use a headset having a built-in microphone.

The CCSP exam is not too difficult an exam to crack, but it still requires enough preparation to clear it and become a certified professional in a well-known organization. Intellipaat’s CCSP course provides the right amount of training that will help you attain the necessary skills and knowledge and will make you capable of cracking the examination.

This certification is designed for professionals who wish to pursue a career in Cloud Computing and IT network security. It is also meant for the professionals mentioned below:

  • Security Administrators
  • Enterprise Architects
  • System Engineers
  • Security Managers
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Architects
  • System Architects
  • Security Consultants

At Intellipaat, you can enroll in either the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this, Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience, and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain, which has made them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of our trainers.

Intellipaat is offering 24/7 query resolution, and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team at any time. You can avail of email support for all your queries. If your query does not get resolved through email, we can also arrange one-on-one sessions with our support team. However, 1:1 session support is provided for a period of 6 months from the start date of your course.

Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant, and high-value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way, you can implement the learning that you have acquired in real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning, and practical knowledge, making you completely industry-ready.

You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. After completing the projects successfully, your skills will be equal to 6 months of rigorous industry experience.

Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this, we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way, you can be placed in outstanding organizations such as Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, and Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation as well.

You can definitely make the switch from self-paced training to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount. You can join the very next batch, which will be duly notified to you.

Once you complete Intellipaat’s training program, working on real-world projects, quizzes, and assignments and scoring at least 60 percent marks in the qualifying exam, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s course completion certificate. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat-affiliated organizations, including over 80 top MNCs from around the world and some of the Fortune 500companies.

Apparently, no. Our job assistance program is aimed at helping you land in your dream job. It offers a potential opportunity for you to explore various competitive openings in the corporate world and find a well-paid job, matching your profile. The final decision on hiring will always be based on your performance in the interview and the requirements of the recruiter.

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