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Google Cloud Cybersecurity Professional Certificate
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Google Cloud Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

Launch your career in Cloud Cybersecurity. Build in-demand skills and gain credentials to go from beginner to job-ready in 10 weeks or less. No degree or prior experience required.

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No prior experience required
Flexible schedule
2 months, 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Analyze and apply cloud security principles in practical scenarios.

  • Develop and implement risk management and compliance strategies.

  • Execute effective incident response and recovery plans.

  • Prepare for a successful career in cloud security.

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June 2024

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Professional Certificate - 5 course series

Introduction to Security Principles in Cloud Computing

Course 116 hours5.0 (12 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define cybersecurity as it applies to cloud computing.

  • Describe the common roles and responsibilities of an entry-level cloud security analyst.

  • Identify common tools used by entry-level cloud security analysts.

  • Explore the fundamentals of digital transformation within the cloud.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Log management
Category: Monitoring/managing Intrusion Detection Systems in a cloud environment
Category: Incident management, forensics/evidence preservation, threat hunting, alert automation
Category: Security Operations (SecOps)
Category: Data recovery/restoration

What you'll learn

  • Analyze the key components and objects of the risk management process.

  • Explore cloud security risk frameworks.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cloud Technologies
Category: Communication of cloud security concepts to a technical and non-technical audience
Category: Cloud-based security
Category: Digital Transformation

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.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Compliance frameworks
Category: Cloud Network Security
Category: Log analysis, automation, backup and disaster recovery
Category: Cloud network security
Category: Secure configurations

What you'll learn

  • Analyze logging systems in a cloud environment.

  • Configure security monitoring systems to efficiently identify and mitigate threats to a cloud environment.

  • Define the lifecycle of a security incident and the process to identify, document, and prevent future incidents.

  • Explain the purpose of a Disaster Recovery Plan and how this affects data retention and recovery.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cloud perimeter protection
Category: Network Analysis
Category: Data loss prevention, data classification and vulnerability management
Category: Cloud asset management, data security (encryption, hashing)
Category: Attack mitigation, identity and access management (IAM)

What you'll learn

  • Explain IAM and the scope of permissions and roles, and the roles and responsibilities of a security organization.

  • Create a plan to protect an organization by detecting, responding and recovering from security threats and incidents.

  • Develop career resources for a role in cloud security computing.

  • Practice resume and interview techniques for a cloud security career.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Understanding compliance standards
Category: Implementing security controls
Category: Risk management frameworks
Category: Audit preparation
Category: Framework interpretation

Instructor

Google Cloud Training
Google Cloud
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Degree credit eligible

This Professional Certificate has ACE® recommendation. It is eligible for college credit at participating U.S. colleges and universities. Note: The decision to accept specific credit recommendations is up to each institution.

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