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Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®)

  • Length 5 days
  • Price  NZD 3900 exc GST
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Why study this course

Gain core knowledge and experience to successfully secure the cloud and prepare for the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®) certification.

ISC2 and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) developed the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) credential to ensure that cloud security professionals have the required knowledge, skills, and abilities in cloud security design, implementation, architecture, operations, controls, and compliance with regulatory frameworks. A CCSP applies information security expertise to a cloud computing environment and demonstrates competence in cloud security architecture, design, operations, and service orchestration.

This professional competence is measured against a globally recognised body of knowledge. The ISC2 CCSP is a standalone credential that complements and builds upon existing credentials and educational programs, including ISC2’s Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®).

Please note: The exam is not included in the course fee but can be purchased separately. Please contact us for a quote.

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What you’ll learn

The ISC2 CCSP certification shows you have the advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies and procedures established by the cybersecurity experts at ISC2.

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ISC2 at Lumify Work

ISC2: The world’s leading cyber security and IT security professional organisation. Lumify Work is one of only a few select training providers in Australia with campuses in New Zealand and the Philippines. We offer official ISC2 courses and training materials.

Who is the course for?

The CCSP is ideal for experienced cybersecurity and IT/ICT professionals who are involved in transitioning to and maintaining cloud-based solutions and services. Roles include:

  • Enterprise Architect

  • Security Administrator

  • Systems Engineer

  • Security Architect

  • Security Consultant

  • Security Engineer

  • Security Manager

  • Systems Architect

Course subjects

This ISC2 cloud certification provides in-depth coverage of the six domains required to prepare for the CCSP exam. Refer to the ISC2 CCSP Exam Outline for a deeper dive into the CCSP domains.

1. Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design

  • Understand Cloud Computing Concepts

  • Describe Cloud Reference Architecture

  • Understand Security Concepts Relevant to Cloud Computing

  • Understand Design Principles of Secure Cloud Computing

  • Evaluate Cloud Service Providers

2. Cloud Data Security

  • Describe Cloud Data Concepts

  • Design and Implement Cloud Data Storage Architectures

  • Design and Apply Data Security Technologies and Strategies

  • Implement Data Discovery

  • Implement Data Classification

  • Design and Implement Information Rights Management (IRM)

  • Plan and Implement Data Retention, Deletion and Archiving Policies

  • Design and Implement Auditability, Traceability and Accountability of Data Events

3. Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security

  • Comprehend Cloud Infrastructure Components

  • Design a Secure Data Centre

  • Analyse Risks Associated with Cloud Infrastructure

  • Design and Plan Security Controls

  • Plan Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)

4. Cloud Application Security

  • Advocate Training and Awareness for Application Security

  • Describe the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Process

  • Apply the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Apply Cloud Software Assurance and Validation

  • Use Verified Secure Software

  • Comprehend the Specifics of Cloud Application Architecture

  • Design Appropriate Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions

5. Cloud Security Operations

  • Implement and Build Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment

  • Operate Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment

  • Manage Physical and Logical Infrastructure for Cloud Environment

  • Implement Operational Controls and Standards (e.g. ITIL®, ISO/IEC 20000-1

  • Support Digital Forensics

  • Manage Communication with Relevant Parties

  • Manage Security Operations

6. Legal, Risk and Compliance

  • Articulate Legal Requirements and Unique Risks within the Cloud Environment

  • Understand Privacy Issues

  • Understand Audit Process, Methodologies, and Required Adaptations for a Cloud Environment

  • Understand Implications of Cloud to Enterprise Risk Management

  • Understand Outsourcing and Cloud Contract Design


Candidates must have a minimum of five years cumulative work experience in information technology, of which three years must be in information security and one year in one or more of the six domains of the CCSP CBK® (Common Body of Knowledge). Earning CSA’s CCSK certificate can be substituted for one year of experience in one or more of the six domains of the CCSP CBK. Earning ISC2’s CISSP credential can be substituted for the entire CCSP experience requirement.

A candidate who doesn’t have the required experience to become a CCSP may become an Associate of ISC2 by successfully passing the CCSP exam. An Associate of ISC2 can then accumulate the necessary work experience to achieve full certification.

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The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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