Advanced Cloud Security

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Module 8
Advanced Cloud Security

This advanced course covers cloud security mechanisms and architectural design patterns that address data and access control security for virtual machines, as well as trust boundaries, geotagging and BIOS security. The course also explains common methods used by attackers to breach organizational resources and provides a methodology for countering such attacks. The course concludes by demonstrating the relationship between threats, attacks, and risks via threat modeling.

The following primary topics are covered:

  • Cloud Service Security Patterns and Supporting Mechanisms
  • Virtual Machine Platform Protection Patterns
  • Considerations for Setting Up Secure Ephemeral Perimeters
  • Trusted Cloud Resource Pools and Cloud Resource Access Control
  • Permanent Data Access Loss Protection and Cloud Data Breach Protection
  • Isolated Trust Boundaries
  • The Attack Lifecycle and the Security Lifecycle
  • Proactive Mitigation vs. Incidence Response
  • Threats, Vulnerabilities, Impacts from Exploitation
  • Threat Modeling, Threats and Mitigations

Duration: 1 Day

Taking the Course at a Workshop

This course can be taken as part of public or private instructor-led workshops. Visit the Workshop Calendar page to view the current calendar of public workshops or contact info@arcitura.com to inquire about private workshop delivery.

The following materials are provided to public and private workshop participants:

Note that as a workshop participant, you may be eligible for discounts on the purchase of the self-study kit and Pearson VUE exam voucher for this course.

Taking the Course using a Self-Study Kit

This course can be completed via self-study by purchasing a self-study kit, which includes the base course materials as well as additional supplements and resources designed specifically for self-paced study and exam preparation.

Visit the Self-Study Kits page for pricing information and for details regarding discounted self-study kit bundles for individual certification tracks. The following materials are provided in the self-study kit for this course:

Note that any required text book(s) for this course are not included as part of the self-study kit and need to be purchased separately. Also, this self-study kit can be purchased with or without a discounted Pearson VUE voucher for the exam that corresponds to this course:

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Self-study kits and bundles and associated text books can be purchased using the online store.

Note that by purchasing and registering this self-study kit, you may be eligible for discounts on the registration of this course as part of a workshop.

About the Text Book

This CCP course module covers a range of in-depth topics that are described in the course booklet and further elaborated by detailed technical coverage and case study examples in the associated Cloud Computing Design Patterns text book from the acclaimed Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl.

Certifications

This course corresponds to Exam C90.08, which is required for the following certifications:

Vendor-Neutral Topic Overview

Note that all CCP course modules are focused on vendor-neutral Cloud topics and therefore do not provide detailed coverage of any vendor-specific platforms or technologies. CCP courses are intentionally authored this way so as to provide an unambiguous and objective understanding of Cloud practices and technology that can be further complemented with product-specific training.

Fact Sheet

Download a printable PDF document with information about this course module and its corresponding self-study kit.

Pearson VUE Exams

A self-study kit is available for each Pearson VUE exam, visit: www.pearsonvue.com/arcitura/

Self-Study Kits

A self-study kit is available for each Pearson VUE exam, allowing you to study remotely and at your own pace. For information about the latest available Self-Study Kits, visit the Self-Study page.

Instructor-Led Workshops

The following public workshops are currently scheduled. Additional workshops are often added on short notice. For information regarding private instructor-led workshops delivered to your location, contact: info@arcitura.com