In this self-paced training course, participants learn mitigations for attacks at many points in a Google Cloud-based infrastructure, including Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks, phishing attacks, and threats involving content classification and use. They also learn about the Security Command Center, cloud logging and audit logging, and using Forseti to view overall compliance with your organization's security policies.
Mitigating Security Vulnerabilities on Google Cloud
About this Course
What you will learn
Manage protection against distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS).
Manage content-related vulnerabilities.
Implement Google Cloud monitoring, logging, auditing, and scanning solutions.
We help millions of organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their businesses with innovative technology created in—and for—the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability, and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. Our teams are dedicated to helping customers apply our technologies to create success.
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to Mitigating Security Vulnerabilities on Google Cloud
Welcome to Mitigating Security Vulnerabilities on Google Cloud! In this course we will build upon the foundations laid during the earlier courses in this series. In this section, expect to learn more about security tools available to you when using Google Cloud, and how to use them to lower the risk of malicious attacks against your systems, software and data.
Protecting against Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS)
Distributed Denial of Service Attacks are a major concern today and can have a huge impact on businesses if the business is not adequately prepared. In this module we will begin with a quick discussion on how DDoS attacks work and then review some DDoS mitigation techniques that are provided by Google Cloud. We will finish up with a review of complementary partner products and a lab where you will get a chance to see some DDoS mitigations in action.
Content-Related Vulnerabilities: Techniques and Best Practices
In this module we will discuss threats to your content. First, we review the threat of ransomware, and some of the mitigations you can utilize in Google Cloud to help protect your systems from it. Then we will move to a discussion of threats related to data misuse and privacy violations and discuss a few mitigation strategies that can be utilized to protect applications and systems.
Monitoring, Logging, Auditing and Scanning
Collecting, processing, aggregating, and displaying real-time quantitative data is helpful in supplying raw input into business analytics and in facilitating analysis of security breaches. Google Cloud provides many services and features to help with this - and that is what this module is all about.In this module we will investigate Cloud Monitoring and Cloud Logging, Cloud Audit Logs, and then discuss how to leverage Forseti Security to systematically monitor your Google Cloud resources.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM MITIGATING SECURITY VULNERABILITIES ON GOOGLE CLOUD
Good course, need to correct some changes in cloud UI to be reflected in lab instructions.
Very interesting and helpful course for those preparing for Google Security Engineer Certification
Some modules were complex to complete the LAB exercises.
Very useful overview of tools, best practices, and hands on experience to build secure deployments in GCP.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Yes, you can preview the first video and view the syllabus before you enroll. You must purchase the course to access content not included in the preview.
What will I get when I enroll?
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.
When will I receive my Course Certificate?
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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