This self-paced training course gives participants broad study of security controls and techniques on Google Cloud. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy the components of a secure Google Cloud solution, including Cloud Identity, Resource Manager, Cloud IAM, Virtual Private Cloud firewalls, Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud Peering, Cloud Interconnect, and VPC Service Controls.
Managing Security in Google Cloud
About this Course
What you will learn
Identify the foundations of Google Cloud security.
Manage administration identities with Google Cloud.
Implement user administration with Identity and Access Management (IAM).
Configure Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) for isolation, security, and logging.
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to Managing Security in Google Cloud
Welcome to Managing Security in Google Cloud, the first course of Security in Google Cloud. This course gives you an overview of security controls and techniques on Google Cloud. Through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, you will explore and deploy the components of a secure Google Cloud solution.
Foundations of Google Cloud Security
Securing systems is a hot topic and should be a priority for everyone today - and, as you will see, it is definitely a priority here at Google. In this module we will introduce you to Google Cloud’s approach to security. We will also discuss the shared security responsibility model, which is a collaborative effort between Google and its users. Next, we will outline several threats that are mitigated for you when your systems are run on Google’s infrastructure in Google Cloud. And, finally, we will end with a section on access transparency.
Securing Access to Google Cloud
In this module we will discuss Cloud Identity, a service which makes it easy to manage cloud users, devices, and apps from one console. We will also discuss a few related features to help reduce the operational overhead of managing Google Cloud users, such as the Google Cloud Directory Sync and Single Sign-On. We will end with some authentication best practices.
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Identity and Access Management (IAM) lets administrators authorize who can take action on specific resources, giving you full control and visibility to manage your cloud resources centrally. More specifically, we will cover; the Resource Manager which enables you to centrally manage projects, folders, and organizations, IAM roles and policies, including custom roles, and IAM best practices, including separation of duties and the principle of least privilege.
Configuring Virtual Private Cloud for Isolation and Security
Managed networking on Google Cloud utilizes a Virtual Private Cloud (or VPC). In this module we will discuss VPC related security concepts including: VPC firewalls, load balancing SSL policies, network Interconnect & peering options, VPC network best practices and VPC flow logs. You will also have the opportunity to practice what you’ve learned, by completing the labs exercises “Configuring VPC Firewalls” and “Configuring and Using VPC Flow Logs in Cloud Logging.”
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TOP REVIEWS FROM MANAGING SECURITY IN GOOGLE CLOUD
One of the harder courses I've taken - the StackDriver Monitoring lab, in particular, is not easy...but it really makes you think
Definitely needs some updates on the labs to reflect the changes of the interface and where some of the commands/options are actually kept now.
This was good, explored a cross section of the capabilities, looking forward to learning more
Great course overall. Some of the labs were repetitive. Creating sinks for stackdriver logging probably was repeated 3 times in different labs.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Once you enroll and your session begins, you will have access to all videos and other resources, including reading items and the course discussion forum. You’ll be able to view and submit practice assessments, and complete required graded assignments to earn a grade and a Course Certificate.
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If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Course Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Course Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
Why can’t I audit this course?
This course is one of a few offered on Coursera that are currently available only to learners who have paid or received financial aid, when available.
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