CCSP: Certified Cloud Security Professional


Duration: 5 days
CPE Credits: 35
Course Number: SEC-307
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The following cloud security training program is an official CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional) certification prep course offered to you by Intrinsec Security – an authorized (ISC)² training partner.

CCSP Training Information
Course Overview

Designed by two of Intrinsec’s official partners, (ISC)² and Cloud Security Alliance, the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification was created for both professionals and organizations who are interested in validating their cloud security capabilities. More specifically, the CCSP training program will prove you have knowledge and hands-on experience with cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration.

Intrinsec’s five day CCSP training program will help you develop the necessary knowledge and skills to face new cloud computing threats and challenges while also preparing you for the CCSP certification exam offered by (ISC)². You will review all six of the CCSP domains and gain a wealth of current information on the (ISC)² Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for the CCSP exam

Aside from a reserved seat in an upcoming class, registered students receive the best CCSP training resources to help with their professional development in cloud security. Every resource Intrinsec provides is authorized by (ISC)². This guarantees the course information you receive is always up-to-date and follows a curriculum created by (ISC)² themselves. The provided resources include official (ISC)² courseware, practice tests, flashcards and study guides. Intrinsec’s CCSP course is an excellent cloud security training experience for those interested in reviewing important concepts and best practices for cloud security or preparing for the CCSP certification.

Your Registration Includes
  • 5 Days of CCSP Training from an Authorized (ISC)² Instructor
  • Official (ISC)² CCSP Training Courseware
  • Official (ISC)² CCSP Student Guide
  • 60 Days of OnDemand Access to the Recordings of your CCSP Session (Video & Audio)
    • NOTE: for Live Online training events only.

*A CCSP certification exam voucher is available for an additional fee ($599 USD)

What You Will Learn

Intrinsec’s official CCSP training course is based on the six CCSP certification domains from the (ISC)² Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). By reviewing the CBK students can successfully prepare for the CCSP exam while also developing their overall competencies in cloud security.

  • Domain 1: Cloud Architectural Concepts and Design Requirements
  • Domain 2: Cloud Data Security
  • Domain 3: Cloud Platform Infrastructure Security
  • Domain 4: Cloud Application Security
  • Domain 5: Cloud Security Operations
  • Domain 6: Legal and Compliance for the Cloud

Domain 1: Cloud Architectural Concepts and Design Requirements

The first domain students review in this CCSP training course focuses on cloud computing concepts and definitions based on the ISO/IEC 17788 standard; security concepts and principles relevant to secure cloud computing.

CCSP Training Objectives

  • Understand Cloud Computing Concepts
  • Describe Cloud Reference Architecture
  • Understand Security Concepts Relevant to Cloud Computing
  • Understand Design Principles of Secure Cloud Computing
  • Identify Trusted Cloud Services

Domain 2: Cloud Data Security

The second domain covered in this cloud security training program is called “Cloud Data Security”. Students will review concepts, principles, structures and standards used to design, implement, monitor and secure operating systems, equipment, networks, applications, and the controls used to enforce various levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability in cloud environments.

CCSP Training Objectives

  • Understand Cloud Data Life Cycle
  • Design and Implement Cloud Data Storage Architectures
  • Understand and Implement Data Discovery and Classification Technologies
  • Design and Implement Relevant Jurisdictional Data Protection for Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Design and Implement Data Rights Management
  • Plan and Implement Data Retention, Deletion, and Archival Policies

Domain 3: Cloud Platform Infrastructure Security

The third domain in this CCSP exam review is “Cloud Platform Infrastructure Security”. It analyzes cloud infrastructure components (both the physical and virtual), existing threats, and mitigating and developing plans to deal with those threats.

CCSP Training Objectives

  • Comprehend Cloud Infrastructure Comp
  • Analyze Risks Associated to Cloud Infrastructure
  • Design and Plan Security Controls
  • Plans Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Management

Domain 4: Cloud Application Security

The “Cloud Application Security” domain is the fourth section of this CCSP certification prep course. It reviews the processes involved with cloud software assurance and validation, in addition to the use of verified secure software.

CCSP Training Objectives

  • Recognize Need for Training and Awareness in Application Security
  • Understand Cloud Software Assurance and Validation
  • Use Verified Secure Software
  • Comprehend the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Process
  • Apply the SDLC
  • Comprehend the Specifics of Cloud Application Architecture
  • Design Appropriate Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions

Domain 5: Cloud Security Operations

The fifth domain in this class is “Cloud Security Operations”. Much like on the CCSP exam itself, this domain focuses on identifying critical information and the execution of selected measures that eliminate or reduce adversary exploitation of it, such as the requirements of cloud architecture to running and managing that infrastructure; definition of controls over hardware, media, and the operators with access privileges as well as the auditing and monitoring are the mechanisms, tools and facilities.

CCSP Training Objectives

  • Support the Planning Process for the Data Center Design
  • Implement and Build Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Run Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Manage Physical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Build Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Run Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Manage Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment
  • Ensure Compliance with Regulations and Controls
  • Conduct Risk Assessment to Logical and Physical Infrastructure
  • Understand the Collection and Preservation of Digital Evidence
  • Manage Communications with Relevant Parties

Domain 6: Legal and Compliance for the Cloud

The sixth and final domain in this CCSP exam review is “Legal & Compliance for the Cloud”, and it addresses ethical behavior and compliance with regulatory frameworks. It includes investigative measures and techniques, gathering evidence (e.g., Legal Controls, eDiscovery, and Forensics); privacy issues and audit process and methodologies; implications of cloud environments in relation to enterprise risk management.

CCSP Training Objectives

  • Understand Legal Requirements and Unique Risks Within the Cloud Environment
  • Understand Privacy Issues, Including Jurisdictional Variances
  • Understand Audit Process, Methodologies, and Required Adaptions for a Cloud Environment
  • Understand Implication of Cloud to Enterprise Risk Management
  • Understand Outsourcing and Cloud Contract Design
  • Execute Vendor Management

The intended audience for our CCSP program is experienced IT professionals that are involved with IT architecture, web and cloud security engineering, information security, governance, risk and compliance or IT auditing. Typically CCSP training is ideal for those working in roles such as, but not limited to:

  • Professionals interested in obtaining the CCSP credential
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems Engineers
  • Security Architects
  • Security Consultants
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Managers
  • System Architects
  • Cloud Specialists

The instructor that will be working with you in this course is Graham Thompson, Intrinsec’s principal cloud security trainer. Graham has over 20 years of IT experience and has successfully competed a variety of cloud security projects for the following organizations:

  • A Global Financial Institution with over $4T in assets under management
  • A Global Retailer listed on Nasdaq with over 7000 stores
  • Telecommunication company traded on NYSE
  • Global Consultancy Firm
  • Leading K-12 education company
  • Global Conglomerate traded on NYSE
  • AgTech (note from Graham: way cooler than you’d think!)
  • Financial Institution traded on NYSE
  • Telecommunication company traded on Nasdaq

In addition to the above, Graham has delivered cloud security training to employees representing over 100 leading firms with fantastic feedback and many internal recommendations from clients.

Prior to migrating his career to the cloud, Graham served as a senior security architect for several Federal Government departments and other enterprise-sized clients.

Graham holds his CISSP, CCSK, CCSP (co-authored) and an embarrassingly long list of designation letters that may or not be retired by now.

TL;DR: When it comes to cloud security Graham knows his stuff.

Schedule Locations

In addition to our virtual, Live Onine Classes, Intrinsec hosts public CCSP training events in a number of major cities across the United States and Canada. You can learn more about these event locations by reviewing the list below. Alternatively, feel free to contact us with any questions or location requests!


Toronto, ON.

First Canadian Place

100 King Street West, Toronto, ON M5X 1C9 Canada



Ottawa Ontario

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