CSA Firebrand's training for CSA's Certified Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) exam - Only 2 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit Firebrand’s training for CSA’s Certified Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) exam

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  1. You'll be CCSK certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be CCSK trained in record time
  2. Our CCSK course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CCSK first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more CCSK. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CCSK faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CCSK with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 70.652 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware for CCSK. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

On this 2-day accelerated Firebrand course for CSA's Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) exam, you'll validate your understanding of the best practices surrounding cloud security. This Firebrand course, designed to deliver knowledge equivalent to the CSA's CCSK Basic and the CCSK Plus, aims to ensure that you have a demonstrated awareness of the security threats facing your cloud infrastructure.

On this Firebrand course you'll cover:

  • A comprehensive review of cloud security fundamentals
  • The major domains in the latest Guidance document from Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)
  • Recommendations from the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)
  • Expanded material and hands-on tasks in a series of exercises that include bringing a fictional organisation securely into the cloud.

Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique combines both theoretical knowledge with practical, hands-on skills. This technique will accelerate your learning and ensure you have the ability to apply your new found knowledge as soon as you return to work.

As part of Firebrand' own course, you'll be prepared for and sit the CSA Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) exam. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This course is aimed at a broad range of professionals with responsibilities related to cloud computing and security.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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On this Firebrand Course, you'll cover the following topics:

Domain 1: Cloud Computing Concepts and Architectures

  • Defining Cloud Computing
  • Definitional Model
    • Essential Characteristics
    • Service Models
    • Deployment Models
  • Reference and Architecture Models
    • Infrastructure as a Service
    • Platform as a Service
    • Software as a Service
  • Logical Model
  • Cloud Security and Compliance Scope and Responsibilities
  • Cloud Security Models
    • A Simple Cloud Security Process Model
  • Governing in the Cloud
  • Operating in the Cloud

Domain 2: Governance and Enterprise Risk Management

  • Governance
    • Tools of Cloud Governance
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • The Effects of Service Model and Deployment Model
    • Service Models
    • Deployment Models
    • Cloud Risk Management Trade-Offs
    • Cloud Risk Management Tools

Domain 3: Legal Issues, Contracts and Electronic Discover

  • Legal Frameworks Governing Data Protection and Privacy
    • Common Themes
    • Required Security Measures
    • Restrictions to Cross-border Data Transfers
    • Regional Examples – GDPR, NIS Directive, US Federal and State Laws
  • Contracts and Provider Selection
    • Internal Due Diligence
    • Monitoring, Testing, and Updating
    • External Due Diligence
    • Contract Negotiations
    • Reliance on Third-Party Audits and Attestations
  • Electronic Discovery
    • Possession, Custody and Control
    • Relevant Cloud Applications and Environment
    • Searchability and E-Discovery Tools
    • Preservation
    • Data Retention Laws and Record Keeping Obligations
    • Collection
    • Direct Access
    • Native Production
    • Authentication
    • Cooperation Between Provider and Client in E-Discovery
    • Response to a Subpoena or Search Warrant
    • More Information

Domain 4: Compliance and Audit Management

  • Compliance
    • How Cloud Changes Compliance
  • Audit Management
    • How Cloud Changes Audit Management

Domain 5: Information Governance

  • Cloud Information Governance Domains
  • The Data Security Lifecycle
    • Locations and Entitlements
    • Functions, Actors, and Controls

Domain 6: Management Plane and Business Continuity

  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
    • Architect for Failure
  • Management Plane Security
    • Accessing the Management Plane
    • Securing the Management Plane
    • Management Plane Security When Building/Providing a Cloud Service
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    • Business Continuity Within the Cloud Provider
    • Business Continuity for Loss of the Cloud Provider
    • Business Continuity For Private Cloud and Providers

Domain 7: Infrastructure Security

  • Cloud Network Virtualisation
  • How Security Changes With Cloud Networking
    • Challenges of Virtual Appliances
    • SDN Security Benefits
    • Microsegmentation and the Software Defined Perimeter
    • Additional Considerations for Cloud Providers or Private Clouds
    • Additional Considerations for Cloud Providers or Private Clouds
  • Cloud Compute and Workload Security
    • How Cloud Changes Workload Security
    • Immutable Workloads Enable Security
    • The Impact of Cloud on Standard Workload Security Controls
    • Changes to Workload Security Monitoring and Logging
    • Changes to Vulnerability Assessment
    • Cloud Storage Security

Domain 8: Virtualisation and Containers

  • Major Virtualisation Categories Relevant to Cloud Computing
    • Compute
  • Network
    • Monitoring and Filtering
    • Management Infrastructure
    • Cloud Overlay Networks
  • Storage
  • Containers

Domain 9: Incident Response

  • Incident Response Lifecycle
  • How the Cloud Impacts IR
    • Preparation
    • Detection and Analysis
    • Containment, Eradication and Recovery
    • Post-mortem

Domain 10: Application Security

  • Introduction to the Secure Software Development Lifecycle and Cloud Computing
  • Secure Design and Development
  • Secure Deployment
    • Impact on Vulnerability Assessment
    • Impact on Penetration Testing
    • Deployment Pipeline Security
    • Impact of Infrastructure as Code and Immutable
  • Secure Operations
  • How Cloud Impacts Application Design and Architectures
  • Additional Considerations for Cloud Providers
  • The Rise and Role of DevOps
    • Security Implications and Advantages

Domain 11: Data Security and Encryption

  • Data Security Controls
  • Cloud Data Storage Types
  • Managing Data Migrations to the Cloud
    • Securing Cloud Data Transfers
  • Securing Data in the Cloud
    • Cloud Data Access Controls
    • Storage (At-Rest) Encryption and Tokenization
    • Key Management (Including Customer-Managed Keys)
  • Data Security Architectures
  • Monitoring, Auditing, and Alerting
  • Additional Data Security Controls
    • Cloud Platform/Provider-Specific Controls
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Enterprise Rights Management
    • Data Masking and Test Data Generation
  • Enforcing Lifecycle Management Security

Domain 12: Identity, Entitlement, and Access Management

  • How IAM is Different in the Cloud
  • IAM Standards for Cloud Computing
  • Managing Users and Identities for Cloud Computing
  • Authentication and Credentials
  • Entitlement and Access Management
  • Privileged User Management

Domain 13: Security as a Service

  • Potential Benefits and Concerns of SecaaS
  • Major Categories of Security as a Service Offerings
    • Identity, Entitlement, and Access Management Services
    • Cloud Access and Security Brokers (CASB, also known as Cloud Security Gateways)
    • Web Security (Web Security Gateways)
    • Email Security
    • Security Assessment
    • Web Application Firewalls
    • Intrusion Detection/Prevention (IDS/IPS)
    • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM)
    • Encryption and Key Management
    • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    • Security Management
    • Distributed Denial of Service Protection

Domain 14: Related Technologies

  • Big Data
    • Security and Privacy Considerations
    • Data Collection
    • Key Management
    • Security Capabilities
    • Identity and Access Management
    • PaaS
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Mobile
  • Serverless Computing

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CSA Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) exam

Additional exam information:

  • 60 online multiple choice questions
  • Time limit: 90 minutes
  • Pass rate: 80%

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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You should have a basic understanding of security fundamentals, such as firewalls, secure development, encryption and identity management.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 70.652 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.75% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

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