CompTIA Cloud+: Cloud Security Controls

CompTIA Cloud+    |    Intermediate
  • 12 Videos | 1h 9m 8s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Ensuring the security of your operating systems and applications is a key component of keeping your cloud environment secure. There are several key steps that can be taken to ensure your cloud system is secure. In this course, you will learn about cloud security policies and managing cloud user permissions. Next, you will learn about anti-virus and anti-malware tools, firewalls, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention tools that can be used to detect and prevent cybersecurity attacks. Next, you will learn about hardening your cloud environment and using encryption to increase data security. Finally, you will learn about configuration management and how to monitor the system and event logs. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-003) certification.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    describe cloud security policies and how they are used to enforce security
    describe cloud user permissions and how they are used to manage access to resources
    describe how anti-virus and anti-malware applications can be used to detect and prevent security threats from viruses and malware
    describe host-based intrusion detection (HIDS) and intrusion prevention applications (IPS)
    describe how to achieve application security using hardened baselines
  • describe methods for monitoring and ensure file integrity as well as monitoring logs and events
    describe how configuration management is important to achieving OS and application security
    describe the various types of builds available and how they increase system security
    describe how features such as encryption can be applied to API endpoints, applications, the OS, storage and filesystems in increase security
    describe various system security controls such as firewalls and performing operating system upgrades
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course



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