• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore virtualization and cloud concepts such as Hypervisors, cloud types and service models, as well as threat mitigation for these technologies.

Learning Objectives

System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP 2018): Securing Environments

  • Course Overview
  • describe the benefits of operating system and application virtualization
  • explain the purpose of Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisors
  • install Microsoft Hyper-V on a Windows Server
  • explain how to secure hypervisors and virtual machines
  • configure a virtual machine on a protected Hyper-V network
  • configure iSCSI and CHAP on a Microsoft iSCSI network
  • explain the differences between virtualization and public/private/community/hybrid clouds and shared responsibility
  • distinguish the differences between SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and their SLAs
  • describe auditing, data portability, data destruction, and how archiving and server-side encryption can protect cloud stored data
  • discuss how laws and regulations apply to the use of public cloud computing regarding jurisdiction, data ownership, and eDiscovery
  • use standard techniques to protect cloud and virtual assets

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.