CCSP®: Cloud Risk and Compliance

Having a robust cloud risk and compliance culture is essential for reducing the likelihood of organizations' exposure to the top threats to cloud computing. This competency will immediately increase your professional value to the business.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 9, 2020
Duration
1h 3m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 9, 2020
Duration
1h 3m
Description

The rapidity of delivery and the ease of access to the cloud is only eclipsed by the speed and the ease at which threats can be successfully executed. In this course, CCSP®: Cloud Risk and Compliance, you’ll gain the ability to reduce the overall risks related to cloud consumption.  First, you’ll gain the understanding necessary to select appropriate risk frameworks for your cloud operating environment and the ability to address risks with appropriate, business-driven treatments. Next, you’ll review attestation and certification processes that will give you the ability to select the appropriate cloud service provider that meets your regulatory and compliance needs, and a way of maintaining ongoing assurance of the effectiveness of their controls.  Finally, you’ll explore open and free tools that can be used to select a specific provider that meets your risk and compliance needs. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of cloud risk and compliance needed to procure and implement cloud services that meet business requirements.

About the author
About the author

Dr. Andrews’ technology career spans three decades as a cyber security expert, author, researcher, and social justice entrepreneur.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Lyron Andrews, and welcome to my course CCSP cloud risk and compliance. I am a cloud security consultant, authorized (ISC)2 trainer and author of multiple (ISC)2 official student guides. The next sentence you hear will use all the primary words related to risk management. Risks are a combination of assets that you are trying to protect against the likelihood of a threat being executed upon a vulnerability, either in a control, countermeasure or asset. Having a robust cloud risk and compliance culture is essential for reducing the likelihood of your organization experiencing the top threats to cloud computing. Knowing how to get there will immediately increase your value to the business. In this course, we're going to give you the understanding necessary to select appropriate risk frameworks for your cloud operating environment and the ability to address risk with appropriate business driven treatments. We will review attestation and certification processes that will give you the ability to select the appropriate cloud service provider that meets your regulatory and compliance needs, and we will see what's involved in maintaining ongoing assurance of the effectiveness of their controls. When you've completed this course, you will have access to open and free tools that can be used to select a specific provider that meets your risk and compliance needs. I hope you'll join me on this journey to discover tools for maintaining cloud risk and compliance in the CCSP Cloud Risk and Compliance course at Pluralsight.