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

(Designed to help prepare for the (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 326. A hands-on study of cybersecurity and means for securing critical assets in cloud environments. The goal is to apply the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) of digital resources in cloud environments.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • LG 1: Communication: You can communicate effectively in a variety of contexts
  • LG 2: Critical Thinking and Analysis: You can evaluate and solve complex issues or problems
  • LG 3:  Quantitative Reasoning:  You can use quantitative reasoning to analyze data, support conclusions and solve problems
  • LG 4: Teamwork: Collaborate on a common purpose
  • LG 5: Job-Seeking Skills: Develop job-seeking skills
  • LG 10: IT needs: Plan to meet the information technology needs of an organization using industry best practices
  • LG 11: System Development: Use the system development life cycle (SDLC) methodology in physical, virtual, and/or cloud environments
  • LG 12: IT Security: Protect the digital assets of the organization by maintaining confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA)
  • LG 13: IT Policies: Create, document, and communicate information technology policies, processes, and procedures
  • LG 14: Ethics: Recognize ethical principles related to the use of information technology
  • LG 15: Certifications: Acquire the knowledge and skills to obtain information technology certifications

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.