CCSP®: Cloud Risk and Compliance

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

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.

What you'll learn

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

Dr. Andrews’ technology career spans three decades. His roles included network manager New York City Department of Education, BMG Direct senior director of IT, and BNY Mellon dean of technology. His doctoral research at Teachers College Columbia found that critical thinking skills thrive in environments that are supportive of five essential elements in the mind of a critical thinker. He teaches cyber security. He has integrated technology management with teaching at Columbia University and other... more

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