• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Cloud security combines technologies, policies, controls, and services to help protect cloud infrastructure, resources, and data.

In this course, you'll explore the history of IT security and learn how it evolved to include cloud technologies. Discover common security threats such as cloud misconfigurations, unauthorized access, limited cloud visibility, insider threats, malware infections, and account hijacking. Explore how built-in security controls can attempt to mitigate security attacks and review cloud security data breaches from recent years, including how they were discovered and mitigated and the cost associated with resolving them. Lastly, explore how enterprises can plan for various security scenarios and why leaders should make security a key feature of their products and services.

Learning Objectives

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Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.