SKILL BENCHMARK

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Competency

  • 18m
  • 18 questions
The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Competency benchmark measures your working experience with cloud security practices and theories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates they have genuine working knowledge in the major areas of cloud security and can actively participate in discussions with peers. They can also work competently under the supervision of more advanced cloud security practitioners.

Topics covered

  • apply the secure software development lifecycle
  • compare advanced cloud security products
  • compare cloud application architectures
  • configure Microsoft Azure Information Protection
  • define privacy issues and jurisdiction
  • define the various technologies associated with data asset security and protection
  • define training and awareness security
  • describe data tokenization technologies
  • describe federation and SSO solutions
  • describe legal requirements and risks
  • describe outsourcing issues and contract design
  • describe potential threats associated with storage types including ISO/IEC 27040
  • describe software assurance and validation
  • differentiate between data owner and data custodian, including risk profile, risk appetite, and responsibility
  • manage compliance with regulations and controls
  • survey common regulations and mandates
  • use audit processes and methodologies in the cloud
  • use verified secure software

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