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Cloud Security Risks: Identify and Protect Against Threats
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Cloud Security Risks: Identify and Protect Against Threats

This course is part of Google Cloud Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

Taught in English

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
28 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Describe fundamental identity and access management concepts specific to the cloud.

  • Identify key components of AAA (Authentication, Authorization, Auditing) for strengthened cloud security.

  • Explain capabilities and best practices for efficient asset and resource management in the cloud.

  • Explore common security vulnerabilities and evaluate their impact and risk mitigation strategies.

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June 2024

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22 assignments

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level
No prior experience required
28 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you’ll deep dive into the crucial aspects of identity management and access control in cloud computing, covering security principles like least-privilege and separation-of-duties, and the crucial elements of AAA: authentication, authorization, and auditing. You'll explore various access control methods, credential management, and certificate handling, key to securing cloud applications.

What's included

11 videos10 readings5 assignments2 app items

Get ready for another action-packed adventure! In this module, you'll transform into a threat-hunting detective. Uncover hidden vulnerabilities, pinpoint risks with precision, and deploy cunning mitigation strategies. You'll unlock the secrets of asset management, discovering tools and techniques for safeguarding your resources like a seasoned pro. And get ready to crack the code on secure configuration, building an impenetrable fortress within the cloud.

What's included

13 videos8 readings6 assignments1 app item

Ready to do some exploring? In this module, you'll discover cloud-native principles of ephemerality and immutability, focusing on proper credential handling that aligns with these concepts. You'll discover the automation of infrastructure provisioning and its impact on security, including key areas like containers, orchestration, and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC).

What's included

14 videos13 readings6 assignments1 app item

In this module, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of data protection and privacy in the cloud. We’ll guide you through the essentials of data loss prevention, data discovery, data processing, data treatment, and data classification, empowering you to understand and implement effective data governance and access strategies. You'll also explore the nuances of data retention levels and how compliance controls are applied, so you can explain and navigate governance in cloud security.

What's included

14 videos10 readings5 assignments1 app item

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