Security in the Cloud

by Sean Wilkins

This course will teach the different concepts and technologies that are needed to understand various security services for a virtual solution deployment.

What you'll learn

This course focuses on security services for Cloud+ and virtual solutions. In this course, Security in the Cloud, you'll learn foundational knowledge about various security tools, services, and technologies of a virtualization/cloud solution deployment. First, you'll learn about security configurations and compliance. Next, you'll explore information about access control. Finally, you'll review the different security automation techniques and tools. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of security technologies needed to understand security for Cloud+.

Course FAQ

What is cloud security?

Cloud security is the practice of protecting cloud-based systems and data through specific policies, controls, and technologies. Cloud security helps protect against external and internal cybersecurity threats.

What are the main components of cloud security?

Some of the most important components of effective cloud security are:

  • Visibility and compliance
  • Network protection
  • Compute based security
  • Identity security
What will this course teach me?

This cloud security solutions course will teach you how to improve your security services for a virtual solution deployment. Some concepts covered include:

  • Cloud security configurations and compliance control
  • Network encryption technologies
  • Cloud security technologies and access control
  • segmentation and microsegmentation
  • Cloud automation techniques
  • Much more
Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn cloud security solutions. If you want to learn the security technologies necessary for security in the cloud, then this is the course for you.

About the author

Sean Wilkins is an accomplished networking consultant and writer for infoDispersion ( who has been in the IT field for over 20 years working with several large enterprises. Sean holds certifications with Cisco (CCNP/CCDP), Microsoft (MCSE) and CompTIA (A+ and Network+). His educational accomplishments include: a Master’s of Science in Information Technology with a focus in Network Architecture and Design, and a Master’s of Science in Organizational Management.

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