CCSP Certification Training Course

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CCSP Certification Course Overview

Address real-world security challenges through practical case studies and hands-on exercises in the CCSP Certification course. Develop proficiency in cloud security architecture, design, applications, and operations with comprehensive online CCSP training. Stay ahead of evolving cyber threats with expert guidance

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CCSP Certification Key Features

  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate
  • Exam Voucher Included
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • 7 real-world case studies
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate
  • 7 real-world case studies
  • Exam Voucher Included
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate
  • 7 real-world case studies
  • Exam Voucher Included
  • Exam Pass Guarantee

Skills Covered

  • Cloud Concepts Architecture and Design
  • Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
  • Cloud Security Operations
  • Cloud Data Lifecycle
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Vulnerabilities Risk management and analysis
  • Business Continuity
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Legal Risk and Compliance
  • Encryption
  • Threat Modeling
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Cloud Concepts Architecture and Design
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Cloud Security Operations
  • Legal Risk and Compliance
  • Cloud Data Lifecycle
  • Encryption
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Threat Modeling
  • Vulnerabilities Risk management and analysis
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business Continuity
  • Cloud Concepts Architecture and Design
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Cloud Security Operations
  • Legal Risk and Compliance
  • Cloud Data Lifecycle
  • Encryption
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Threat Modeling
  • Vulnerabilities Risk management and analysis
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business Continuity

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Benefits


The global cloud security market size is projected to grow from USD 40.7 billion in 2023 to USD 62.9 billion by 2028 at a CAGR of 9.1% during the forecast period. This market is witnessing significant growth driven by the increasing popularity of multi-cloud environments.
 

  • Designation
  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    $49KMin
    $81KAverage
    $95KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Citi
    IBM
    Accenture
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $51KMin
    $80KAverage
    $110KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    IBM
    Oracle
    VMware
    Wells Fargo
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $32KMin
    $41KAverage
    $54KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    IBM
    Oracle
    LarsenAndTurbo
    Source: Indeed

Training Options

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  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content curated by industry experts
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

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  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
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  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
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  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
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CCSP Course Curriculum

Eligibility

This online CCSP certification course is ideal for anyone wishing to learn and explore career opportunities in IT network security and cloud computing. This course also is ideal for enterprise architects, security administrators, systems engineers, security architects, security consultants, security engineers, security managers, and system architects.
- Minimum five years cumulative, full-time experience in information technology
- Three years specifically in information security
- One year in one or more of the six domains of the current CCSP Exam Outline.
- A post-secondary degree in computer science, IT, or related fields may substitute for up to one year of required experience
- An additional credential from the ISC2 approved list may substitute for one year of experience in CCSP domains.
- An active CISSP credential can substitute for the entire CCSP experience requirement.
- Part-time work and internships may count towards the experience requirement.
Candidates lacking CCSP experience can attain Associate of ISC2 status by passing the CCSP examination.
- Associates of ISC2 are granted six years to accumulate the required five years of experience.

Work Experience:
- Full-Time Experience: Work experience accumulates on a monthly basis, requiring a minimum of 35 hours per week for four weeks to qualify for one month of experience.
- Part-Time Experience: Part-time experience must be a minimum of 20 hours per week and a maximum of 34 hours per week.
1040 hours of part-time = 6 months of full-time experience
2080 hours of part-time = 12 months of full-time experience
- Internship: Paid or unpaid internships are both acceptable. Documentation confirming your intern position is required and should be on company/organization letterhead. If interning at a school, the document can be on the registrar’s stationery.
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Pre-requisites


- Basic understanding of security concepts
- Knowledge of cloud computing
- Networking and cryptography skills
- Experience with security tools and technologies
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Course Content

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®)

    Preview
    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      02:00Preview
      • 1.01 Welcome to Certified Cloud Security Professional Course
        00:26
      • 1.02 Certification Overview
        01:34
    • Lesson 02: Understand Cloud Computing Concepts

      11:44Preview
      • 2.01 Cloud Computing Definitions
        02:25
      • 2.02 Cloud Computing Roles
        02:30
      • 2.03 Key Cloud Computing Characteristics
        02:35
      • 2.04 Building Block Technologies
        04:14
    • Lesson 03: Describe Cloud Reference Architecture

      19:10Preview
      • 3.01 Cloud Computing Activities
        01:57
      • 3.02 Cloud Service Capabilities
        02:13
      • 3.03 Define Cloud Models
        02:21
      • 3.04 Platform as a Service (PaaS)
        02:25
      • 3.05 Software as a Service (SaaS)
        01:30
      • 3.06 Cloud Deployment Models - Public, Private, Hybrid
        01:19
      • 3.07 Cloud Shared Considerations
        04:01
      • 3.08 Impact of Related Technologies
        03:24
    • Lesson 04: Understand Security Concepts Relevant to Cloud Computing

      15:18
      • 4.01 Cryptography and Key Management
        02:40
      • 4.02 Access Control
        02:15
      • 4.03 Data and Media Sanitization
        02:20
      • 4.04 Network Security
        02:42
      • 4.05 Virtualization Security
        02:11
      • 4.06 Common Threats
        03:10
    • Lesson 05: Understand Design Principles of Secure Cloud Computing

      09:15Preview
      • 5.01 Cloud Secure Data Lifecycle
        01:15
      • 5.02 Cloud based Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC) planning
        02:03
      • 5.03 Cost Benefit Analysis
        00:58
      • 5.04 Functional Security Requirements
        02:17
      • 5.05 Security Considerations for Different Cloud Categories
        02:42
    • Lesson 06: Evaluate Cloud Service Providers

      06:11
      • 6.01 Verification Against Criteria
        03:27
      • 6.02 System and Subsystem Product Certifications
        02:44
    • Lesson 07: Cloud Data Security

      04:27Preview
      • 7.01 Cloud Data Life Cycle Phases
        02:07
      • 7.02 Data Dispersion
        02:20
    • Lesson 08: Design and Implement Cloud Data Storage Architectures

      04:15Preview
      • 8.01 Storage Types
        02:48
      • 8.02 Threats to Storage Types
        01:27
    • Lesson 09: Design and Apply Data Security Technologies and Strategies

      11:23Preview
      • 9.01 Encryption and Key Management
        04:00
      • 9.02 Hashing
        02:14
      • 9.03 Masking
        00:57
      • 9.04 Tokenization
        00:31
      • 9.05 Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
        01:44
      • 9.06 Data Obfuscation
        00:45
      • 9.07 Data De-identification
        01:12
    • Lesson 10: Implement Data Discovery

      01:33
      • 10.01 Structured Data
        00:42
      • 10.02 Unstructured Data
        00:51
    • Lesson 11: Implement Data Classification

      02:48
      • 11.01 Mapping
        00:42
      • 11.02 Labeling
        00:46
      • 11.03 Sensitive data
        01:20
    • Lesson 12: Design and Implement Information Rights Management (IRM)

      04:08Preview
      • 12.01 Objectives
        02:51
      • 12.02 Appropriate Tools
        01:17

CCSP Exam & Certification

CCSP Certification Training Course
  • What changes have been made to the CCSP exam?

    The content of the CCSP exam has been refreshed to reflect the most common issues cloud security professionals face, along with the best practices for mitigating those issues. Some topics have been updated while others have been realigned. The result is an exam that more accurately reflects the knowledge and hands-on experience with cloud security architecture, design, operations, and service orchestration.

    Previous CCSP Domain Name    
    Domain 1: Architectural Concepts & Design Requirements    
    Domain 2: Cloud Data Security    
    Domain 3: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security    
    Domain 4: Cloud Application Security
    Domain 5: Operations    
    Domain 6: Legal & Compliance    

    New CCSP Domain Name
    Domain 1: Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design
    Domain 2: Cloud Data Security
    Domain 3: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
    Domain 4: Cloud Application Security
    Domain 5: Cloud Security Operations
    Domain 6: Legal Risk and Compliance


    The cumulative scoring weight of each area is also changing.

    Domain 1: Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design – 17%
    Domain 2: Cloud Data Security – 19%
    Domain 3: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security – 17%
    Domain 4: Cloud Application Security – 17%
    Domain 5: Cloud Security Operations – 7%
    Domain 6: Legal, Risk, and Compliance – 13%

  • When are these changes effective?

    The changes are effective beginning August 1, 2019.

  • How much does the CCSP certification exam cost?

    The CCSP certification exam costs $599.

  • How many questions are there in the CCSP certification exam? What is the passing score?

    The CCSP exam consists of 125 multiple-choice questions. To pass the exam, you will need to have a minimum passing score of at least 700/1000 (or 70 percent) in order to gain your certification.

  • In what language will the CCSP exam be available?

    Refreshed CCSP exams are available only in English.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    To unlock your certificate from Simplilearn, you must complete 85 percent of the self-paced learning and successfully pass the course end assessment with a score of 70 percent or above. 

  • Are there any domains I should prioritize when studying for the CCSP exam?

    While comprehensive preparation across all six CCSP domains is crucial for success, understanding their relative weightage can guide strategic study efforts.

    According to the latest (ISC)² CCSP Certification Exam Outline, the approximate weightage for each domain is as follows:

    Domains

    Average Weight

    1. Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design 17%
    2. Cloud Data Security 20%
    3. Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security 17%
    4. Cloud Application Security 17%
    5. Cloud Security Operations 16%
    6. Legal, Risk and Compliance 13%
    Total 100%

    However, it's crucial to remember:

    • Weightage can vary slightly from exam to exam.
    • Neglecting domains with lower weightage could still lead to missed questions and a lower score.
    • Exam questions often integrate concepts from multiple domains, requiring a holistic understanding.

CCSP Course Reviews

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    Srinivas R

    IT Security Manager at HCL Technologies

    The quality of the training is very good. The method and technologies used in Simplilearn made the learning engaging and interesting. The customer support is very good. I had a very good experience in Simplilearn.

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Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

CCSP Training Course FAQs

  • What is CCSP?

    CCSP is an acronym that stands for; Certified Cloud Security Professional. This certification validates your advanced skills and knowledge in the ability to design, manage, and safeguard data, applications, and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies, and procedures established by the Cyber Security experts at (ISC)².

  • What are the benefits of becoming a CCSP?

    Benefits of being CCSP-Certified are:

    • Increases career visibility and credibility
    • The certification creates job security and new job opportunities
    • Allows you to gain versatile vendor-neutral skills that can be applied to different technologies and methodologies
    • Gain access to a global community of like-minded cybersecurity leaders
    • Be better prepared to stem cyber attacks and inspire a safe and secure cyber world
    • On average, (ISC)² members report earning 35% more than non-members
       

  • What are the prerequisites for this course?

    To obtain the CCSP certification course, you must have at least five years of working experience in IT including three years of information security and one year of cloud security experience. Those without the required experience can take the exam to become an Associate of (ISC)² while working toward the experience needed for full certification.

  • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience working with front-end development technology. Each one has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty. All trainers are also practitioners in the field which they teach assuring that you are learning from someone with real-world, industry experience.
     

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend the CCSP Course are:

    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers, and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instructions clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to other professionals learning alongside you. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone based upon your preference.
       

  • How do I enroll in this online training?

    You can enroll in this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
    · Visa Credit or Debit Card
    · MasterCard
    · American Express
    · Diner’s Club
    · PayPal
    Once payment is received, you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.
     

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our refund policy
     

  • You offer an exam pass guarantee. How does it work?

    *Free exam retake terms and conditions:

    Terms and Conditions: 


    Simplilearn offers Exam Pass Guarantee to our students who complete our course training. Simplilearn uses top learning methodologies to equip learners with the knowledge and confidence to pass the CCSP exam in the first attempt. If you do not pass the CCSP exam at the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide you one free exam retake.


    To ensure your success, we strongly recommend that you take the CCSP exam within a week of the course completion date—or a maximum of 45 days from the completion of the online training. This way, the course materials will be fresh in your mind.


    CCSP Exam Attempts:

    Attempt Time Frame Result Free Exam Retake
    First Within 6 months (180 days) from enrollment date Did Not Pass Yes

    Exam Pass Guarantee:
    If you do not pass the exam on the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide you one free exam retake.  You must submit a copy of your scorecard.  

    Terms and Conditions for qualifying:
    This money-back guarantee applies only to Simplilearn’s CCSP blended learning. The guarantee is valid only for participants who have paid the entire enrollment fee.

    The guarantee becomes void if:

    • Participants do not take the CCSP examination within 45 days of unlocking the certificate.
    • Participants do not maintain 100% attendance during the training sessions.
    • Participants fail to score at least 80% in at least 2 simulation tests available at lms.Simplilearn.com
    • Participants fail to book their exam within 6 months from the date of enrollment 
    • Participants do not follow the instructions of the trainer and do not complete the exercises given during the training.
    • Participants do not submit the required documents to Simplilearn.
    • Participants failed to request a refund within 15 days of receiving their results 

  • How do I become a Cloud Security Architect?

    You can become a cloud security architect by understanding what cloud security is and its application. It is better to implement project-specific learning and begin to understand cloud security architecture and design. Simplilearn's CCSP certification is an excellent starting point when you want your career to reach the next level.
     

  • What is Cloud Security used for?

    Cloud security is basically used to establish a set of policies, procedures, controls, and technologies with an aim to protect cloud-based data, systems, and infrastructure. It is designed to prevent unauthorized access to the data and applications in the cloud and secure them from emerging cybersecurity threats. Take our CCSP course if you want to start a promising career in cloud security.

  • Is the CCSP course difficult to learn?

    Our CCSP course is designed by industry experts who also have rich teaching experience. They explain everything step-by-step and even beginners don’t find it difficult to follow. 

  • Is Cloud Security Architect a good career option?

    McAfee has highlighted that one in four companies using public cloud services have experienced data threats and one in five have experienced an advanced attack against their public cloud infrastructure. With 97% of organizations using cloud services across the world, cloud security has become a necessity and many job opportunities are emerging in this field. With a CCSP certification, you can successfully step into this career field. 

  • How do beginners learn Cloud Security?

    Beginners can participate in a CCSP training program to understand the course modules in detail. It helps them effectively pass the examination and get rid of exam preparation stress. In addition, they will be guided by a professional instructor on the certification exam. Beginners can also use the CCSP training material to get success in this examination.

  • Is CCSP certification worth it?

    The CCSP is a globally recognized credential that helps you build your career and better secure crucial assets in the cloud. It showcases your advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage, and secure applications, data, and infrastructure in the cloud. Our CCSP training can help you achieve this valuable credential without much difficulty. 
     

  • What are the job roles available after getting a CCSP certification?

    For CCSP holders, the most frequent employment positions include enterprise architect, security architect, systems engineer, security manager, and security consultant. CCSP certification is available to students seeking a future cloud security certificate because this is the only certification of more excellent value and importance than other certifications.
     

  • What does a Cloud Security Architect do?

    Cloud security architects identify threats to cloud systems, build new features that align with security needs, and design, maintain, and improve cloud-based systems. They put in a balanced set of controls for security technologies, processes, and the overall architecture. A CCSP certification is worth pursuing if you are seeking such a job role. 

  • What skills should a Cloud Security Architect possess?

    Cloud security architects are expected to have a sound knowledge of information security. They should be familiar with network and application security, cloud architecture, DevOps, ethical hacking, programming, and technology tools and platforms. A CCSP certification can help them become successful cloud security architects.
     

  • What industries use Cloud Security most?

    In all industries, including the government, media, transport, power, health, and more, CCSPs are vital members. CCSP certification is regarded as a reasonable measure of skill by most sectors. Our CCSP course enables you to achieve your dream career in any industry.
     

  • Which companies hire Cloud Security Architects?

    Cloud security architects, especially those with CCSP certification, are in high demand in firms like Google, Amazon, IBM, Salesforce, Microsoft, Oracle, and Accenture. 
     

  • What book do you suggest reading for Cloud Security?

    Some efficient self-study books besides CCSP training that prepare you for the CCSP examination and cover 100 percent of all examination fields include:

    • CCSP (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional Official Study Guide by Ben Malisow
    • The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CCSP CBK by Adam Gordon
    • CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional All-in-One Exam Guide by Daniel Carter
       

  • What is the pay scale of Cloud Security Architects across the world?

    According to the (ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study, the global average salary of professionals who hold a CCSP certification is $80,717. Here is the region-wise average salary (in USD):

    • Asia-Pacific - $61,835
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa    - $78,548
    • Latin America    - $16,476
    • North America     - $114,172
       

  • Are Networking Courses mandatory for the CCSP Certification?

    While Networking Courses are not mandatory for the CCSP Certification, they can be highly beneficial for individuals seeking a comprehensive understanding of cloud security. Networking knowledge enhances the ability to design secure networks within cloud environments, making it a valuable asset for CCSP professionals.

  • How long is CCSP valid for?

    The CCSP certification is valid for three years. To maintain the validity of the certification, individuals can either retake the exam or earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits through ongoing education and professional activities.

  • How much does CCSP cost?

    The CCSP certification exam costs $599.

  • What can I do with a CCSP certification?

    You can apply for jobs as a Cloud Security Architect, Cloud Security Consultant, or Cloud Security Engineer with a CCSP certification. It proves that you are knowledgeable about safeguarding cloud settings, which makes you appealing to businesses utilizing cloud computing.

  • Who should take CCSP?

    The CCSP certification is perfect for IT workers in charge of creating, putting into practice, and overseeing cloud security services and infrastructure in their companies, such as enterprise and security architects.

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