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Cloud Computing and the Security Challenge

by Kevin Jackson

Cloud computing is revolutionizing every industry. This course will provide you with the background needed to understand and explain cloud computing as well as the key cybersecurity challenges associated with cloud transition.

What you'll learn

Organizations everywhere are trying to leverage cloud computing to achieve business or mission goals. Many believe it's just marketing hype while other's see it as a wholesale change in how information technology is delivered. In this course, Cloud Computing and the Security Challenge, you'll learn about cloud computing and the security challenge of it all. First, you'll explore a short history of cloud computing. Next, you'll discover the basic cloud computing concepts and introduces you to the key cloud computing transition security challenges. Finally, you'll learn how to be able to describe the value this new model delivers and explain how to effectively address some of the most important cloud cyber security concerns. After finishing this course, you'll understand why cloud computing isn't just marketing hype.

About the author

Kevin L. Jackson is a globally recognized cloud computing thought leader and an (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional instructor. He has also been recognized as a “Top 100 Cloud Computing Experts on Twitter”, a “Top 100 Cybersecurity Influencer and Brand” and a “Top 50 Federal IT Blogger”. His “Cloud Musings” blog receives more than 80,000 views per month. Kevin's professional career includes service in the US Navy Space Systems Command, Vice President of J.P. Morgan Chase, Worldwide Sale... more

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