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ISC2's Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

Official (ISC)²® Training Course for the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®) provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge required for understanding cloud computing and its information security risks and mitigation strategies.



The CCSP shows you have the advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies and procedures established by the cybersecurity experts at (ISC)².


About This Course


 Course Domains

  • Domain 1. Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
  • Domain 2. Cloud Governance: Legal, Risk and Compliance
  • Domain 3. Cloud Data Security
  • Domain 4. Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
  • Domain 5. Cloud Application Security
  • Domain 6. Cloud Security Operations


Course Objectives

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand legal frameworks and guidelines that affect cloud services.
  • Recognize the fundamentals of data privacy regulatory/legislative mandates.
  • Assess risks, vulnerability, threats and attacks in the cloud environment.
  • Evaluate the design and plan for cloud infrastructure security controls.
  • Evaluate what is necessary to manage security operations.
  • Understand what operational controls and standards to implement.
  • Describe the types of cloud deployment models in the types of “as a service” cloud models currently available today.
  • Identify key terminology and associated definitions related to cloud technology. Be able to establish a common terminology for use within a team or workgroup.
  • Build a business case for cloud adoption and be able to determine with business units the benefits of the cloud and cloud migration strategies.




This course covers the following chapters and learning objectives:


Chapter 1: Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design

Chapter 2: Cloud Governance: Legal, Risk and Compliance

Chapter 3: Cloud Data Security

Chapter 4: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security

Chapter 5: Cloud Application Security

Chapter 6: Cloud Security Operations

Who Should Attend?


The CCSP is ideal for IT and information security leaders responsible for applying best practices to cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration, including those in the following positions:

  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Cloud Consultant
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Cloud Security Analyst
  • Cloud Specialist
  • Auditor of Cloud environments
  • Professional Cloud Developer

What's Included?


Training features:

  • Instruction from an (ISC)2 Authorized Instructor
  • Official (ISC)2 Student Training Guide
  • Chapter quizzes
  • Interactive flash cards to reinforce learning
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Case studies and discussions
  • Post-course assessment questions to gauge exam readiness
  • Exam fees




Length of exam          4 hours

Number of items        150 multiple choice

Passing Grade            700 out of 1000 points

Exam Languages        English, Chinese, German, Korean, Japanese, Spanish 



To qualify for this cybersecurity certification, you must pass the exam and have at least five years of cumulative, paid work experience in information technology, of which three years must be in information security, and one year in one or more of the six domains of the (ISC)² CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).

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