National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Master the concepts underlying cloud computing, cloud services, and cloud applications. Investigate and analyze the technologies and services of the cloud services industry, and distinguish between different cloud development environments. Evaluate the risk and the legal and regulatory compliance issues associated with cloud adoption while identifying the benefits of cloud infrastructure for the organization.

Learning Objectives

Learning outcomes for this course include:        

  • Communication: You can communicate clearly in writing and speaking, meeting expectations for content, purpose, organization, audience, and format.
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis: You can apply logical processes to formulate clear, defensible ideas based on the analysis of facts and ethical considerations.
  • Quantitative Reasoning:  You can use mathematical information, operations, and quantitative analyses to solve problems and inform decision-making.
  • Organizational Infrastructure Alignment: Students can analyze the organization's infrastructure needs that enhance processes, effectiveness, and strategy.
  • Cloud Technologies: Students can assess cloud technologies, including cloud services, deployment models, virtualization, and other underlying technologies.
  • Cloud Policy: Students can examine legal, regulatory, statutory, and compliance considerations in regard to cloud adoption.
  • Cloud Risk and Security: Students can assess and mitigate the risks and security issues surrounding cloud adoption.

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.