Understand the CCSK Cloud Security Certification (INTRODUCT)

Get an overview of all domains, sample questions, and how to study for the online exam. This is NOT a full CCSK training

“Understanding the CCSK Certificate of cloud computing”

What you’ll learn

  • Decide whether pursuing the full CCSK certification is worthwhile..
  • Understand what is covered in CCSK version 4.
  • Understand the practical requirements for getting the CCSK certification..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 4 lectures • 8min.
  • Cloud Computing and Cloud Security –> 10 lectures • 34min.
  • CCSK –> 7 lectures • 25min.
  • Preparation options and resources –> 16 lectures • 34min.

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“Understanding the CCSK Certificate of cloud computing”

The CCSK (Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge) is an individual certification. After this course, you will be able to decide how valuable the CCSK is, and you will understand how you can attain the certification. This is NOT a CCSK training in itself.

Understand how the CCSK Cloud security certification will benefit you and your company

  • Learn that cloud computing is here to stay
  • Understand why cloud security is new
  • Find public resources to help you study CCSK
  • Recognize the reasons for taking the CCSK
  • The relation between CCSK and CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional)
  • Learn about the components of the CCSK body of knowledge

The CCSK Cloud security certification

CCSK was developed by the Cloud Security Alliance to facilitate a common understanding of cloud security concepts, which should increase the quality of risk decisions taken. By now, CCSK is the most recognized independent cloud security certification world-wide.

Every professional involved in selecting or adopting cloud solutions, and every team that they are a member of, will find that the CCSK speeds up taking the right decisions.

CCSK is also the basis for a lot of new cloud provider certifications.

Content and structure of this course

The course briefly discusses cloud computing and cloud security, then dives into the details of the body of knowledge and the contents of the certification.

You will also get examples of the value of CCSK.

It explains how the exam can be taken and how the certification works. It concludes with options that you have for studying for the CCSK, and there is a bonus

As a bonus, the course contains links to or copies of the official study material, a couple of sample questions, and a few bonus documents to help you to understand how cloud security can be applied in practice.

All in all, you should be able to run through all the components in about an hour or two. After that, you will be ready to decide whether CCSK is for you.

Who is this for?

There is no formal prerequisite for this training, nor is there for the full CCSK certification or its training. However, this course assumes that you have a professional career that is related to IT and that you are considering a cloud security certification for yourself or your team members.

What you will get out of this course

What you will get out of this course is a good idea as to how worthwhile it is to go for the CCSK certification.

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