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Cloud GRC | Governance Risk Compliance

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Created in response to feedback from CCSK PLUS participants desiring a deeper understanding of cloud governance and evaluation of cloud service providers, Intrinsec has created this in-depth Cloud GRC (Governance, Risk Management & Compliance) Training Course to serve as the perfect compliment to the CCSK for all who work in areas of risk management and compliance.



Duration: 2 Days CPE Credits: 14 Course Number: SEC-305
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About this Course

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, managing governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) in the cloud is more critical than ever. Intrinsec’s 2 day Cloud GRC Training Course is designed to equip IT professionals, security specialists, and compliance officers with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complexities of cloud governance and compliance frameworks effectively.


Course Modules Overview:


Module 1 | Cloud Technology Baseline: This module lays the foundation for understanding cloud computing technologies, covering essential concepts, architectures, and service models to ensure all participants start from a common knowledge base.


Module 2 | Cloud GRC Overview: Dive into the world of Cloud Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance, understanding its significance in securing cloud environments and ensuring organizational resilience.


Module 3 | Compliance Certifications, Standards, and Frameworks: Explore the key certifications, standards, and frameworks that guide cloud security and compliance efforts, including how they apply across different industries and cloud models.


Module 4 | FedRAMP: Gain in-depth insights into the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), its requirements, and its role in standardizing security assessments for cloud services used by federal agencies. Non-governmental companies can benefit from understanding the role that FedRAMP plays as a cloud broker and how this function can be replicated within their environment.


Module 5 | Assessing Cloud Service Providers with CSA Tools: Through lectures and hands-on exercises, students learn how to leverage tools provided by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for evaluating and selecting cloud service providers, ensuring they meet your security and compliance needs.


Module 6 | Governance and Security for SaaS Adoption: Address the challenges and best practices in governing and securing Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, focusing on policy development, data protection, and access management.


Module 7 | ISO 27017 and CIS Assessment Tools: Understand the ISO 27017 standard for cloud security and how to utilize the Center for Internet Security (CIS) controls and benchmarks for assessing internal system compliance.


Module 8 | CSP Tools for GRC: Discover the tools and technologies offered by Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) to manage GRC processes, including how to integrate these tools into your cloud security strategy.


By the end of this course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of cloud GRC principles, practical knowledge of major compliance frameworks, and the ability to assess and mitigate risks in cloud environments. You will be empowered to make informed decisions about cloud service providers and to implement robust governance and compliance strategies in your organization.


Enroll now to secure your place in this essential training for mastering Cloud GRC and advancing your career in the cloud security domain.


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Course Overview+ Show

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to properly define, identify and address risks to cloud-based systems.


  • Module 1 | Cloud Technology Baseline
  • Module 2 | Cloud GRC Overview
  • Module 3 | Compliance Certifications, Standards and Frameworks
  • Module 4 | FedRAMP
  • Module 5 | Assessing Cloud Service Providers with CSA Tools
  • Module 6 | Governance and Security for SaaS Adoption
  • Module 7 | ISO 27017 and CIS Assessment Tools
  • Module 8 | CSP Tools for GRC

What's Included+ Show

2 Days Instructor Led Training


  • Cloud GRC Student Handbook
  • Cloud GRC OnDemand Videos
  • 1-on-1 Instructor Access; personal mentoring and content review assistance

The Intrinsec Added Advantage

Loyalty Savings: Discounted Training Rates for CCSK Plus or CCSK Foundation

Learning Objectives+ Show

  • What cloud is and what it isn’t
  • The essential characteristics of cloud, service models, and deployment model
  • Implement governance and risk management in a cloud environment
  • Review standards such as ISO 27001, ISO 27017, PCI, and SOC reports
  • Review various elements of FIPS 199, the NIST Risk Management Framework, and how it supports the FedRAMP approval process
  • Create a complete risk assessment program for cloud services working through the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), the Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ), and the Security Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR)
  • Assess appropriate roles and responsibilities through to assessment of disaster recovery preparedness
  • Ensure that all aspects of security are addressed during their next assessment of internal operations involving cloud services
  • Determine the controls that providers push onto customers and the real risks associated with cloud computing, such as ShadowIT and the critical importance of establishing a Cloud Governance Board
  • Review Amazon Web Services security controls and how they map to the ISO 27017 standard
  • AWS Security offerings and what should be assessed and how to assess each control

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Intrinsec’s Concierge Service focuses on you, providing a personalized human experience with one of our concierge representatives to ensure that you have a perfect experience from day one and beyond.

Not only will your representative reach out to you when you sign up, providing you with all the information you need, but they will also be on stand-by for any and all questions you may have.

After you have completed your class your concierge representative can provide you with relevant recommendations for upcoming events, discounts on training, and suggestions to help further your career.

Who Should Attend+ Show

A Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (or equivalent knowledge) is recommended prior to attending this course.


Managerial, Expert. Participant profile includes IT Management and Staff looking to understand best practices for assessing cloud services.


  • Administrators- Security, IT Systems, Network, Database
  • Analysts- Security, Network, System
  • Engineers- Security, Network, System, Sales
  • Architects- Security, Enterprise, Cloud
  • Managers, Governance, Risk, Compliance
  • Security Consultants, Specialists
  • CISO
  • CTO
  • Director

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Upcoming Schedule

Jun 13 - 14, 2024 | Live Online

9:00am - 5:00pm EST

Graham Thompson

USD $1,395.00

Aug 1 - 2, 2024 | Live Online

9:00am - 5:00pm EST

Graham Thompson

USD $1,395.00

Dec 5 - 6, 2024 | Live Online

9:00am - 5:00pm EST

Graham Thompson

USD $1,395.00

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