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Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Security Engineer Professional Certificate
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Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Security Engineer Professional Certificate

Advance your career as a Cloud Security Engineer

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What you'll learn

  • Learn the skills needed to be successful in a cloud security engineer role

  • Prepare for the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Security Engineer certification exam

  • Learn about Cloud Security including managing access, defining organizational structure/ policies, configuring network security, and analyzing logs.

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Professional Certificate - 8 course series

What you'll learn

  • Describe the domains covered on the Professional Cloud Security Engineer Certification exam.

  • Identify gaps in your knowledge and skills for each domain and create a study plan.

Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

Course 26 hours4.7 (47,814 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud products and services.

  • Define how infrastructure is organized and controlled in Google Cloud

  • Explain how to create a basic infrastructure in Google Cloud

  • Select and use Google Cloud storage options

What you'll learn

  • Configure Google VPC networks, subnets, and routers and control administrative access to VPC objects.

  • Route traffic by using DNS traffic steering.

  • Choose among Google Cloud load balancer and proxy options and configure them

  • Implement network connectivity between Google Cloud projects.

What you'll learn

  • Configure connectivity to Google Cloud VPC networks.

  • Configure private connection options to provide access to external resources and services from internal networks.

  • Identify the best Network Service Tier for your needs.

  • Configure monitoring and logging to troubleshoot networks problems.

Managing Security in Google Cloud

Course 57 hours4.7 (1,065 ratings)

What you'll 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.

Security Best Practices in Google Cloud

Course 611 hours4.7 (343 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Apply techniques and best practices to secure Compute Engine

  • Apply techniques and best practices to secure cloud data

  • Apply techniques and best practices to secure applications

  • Apply techniques and best practices for securing Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) resources.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Create and understand custom IAM roles
Category: Create and configure network peering
Category: Secure a Kubernetes environment

Mitigating Security Vulnerabilities on Google Cloud

Course 76 hours4.7 (713 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Manage protection against distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS).

  • Manage content-related vulnerabilities.

  • Implement Google Cloud monitoring, logging, auditing, and scanning solutions.

Hands-On Labs in Google Cloud for Security Engineers

Course 85 hours4.8 (63 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create custom IAM roles

  • Create and configure VPC network peering

  • Secure a private Kubernetes cluster in Google Cloud

Skills you'll gain

Category: Google Compute Engine
Category: Google App Engine (GAE)
Category: Google Cloud Platform
Category: Cloud Computing


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