Overview

The growing number of organizations that support remote work has increased the use of cloud computing services, which has, in turn, increased the demand for a secure cloud infrastructure proportionally.

This training course is designed to help participants acquire the knowledge and skills needed to support an organization in effectively

planning, implementing, managing, monitoring, and maintaining a cloud security program based on ISO/IEC 27017 and ISO/IEC 27018.

It provides a comprehensive elaboration of cloud computing concepts and principles, cloud computing security risk management, cloud specific controls, cloud security incident management, and cloud security testing.

The training course is followed by the certification exam. If you successfully pass it, you can apply for a “PECB Certified Lead Cloud Security
Manager” credential. A PECB Lead Cloud Security Manager Certificate demonstrates your ability and competencies to manage a cloud
security program based on best practices.

Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 27017 and ISO/IEC 27018 and the initiation of a cloud security program
Day 2: Cloud computing security risk management and cloud-specific controls
Day 3: Documented information management and cloud security awareness and training
Day 4: Cloud security incident management, testing, monitoring, and continual improvement
Day 5: Certification exam

General information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price.
  • Participants will be provided with the training course material containing over 500 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes.
  • An attendance record worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
  • In case candidates fail the exam, they can retake it within 12 months of the initial attempt for free.
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Prerequisites

The main requirement for participating in this training course is having a fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 27017 and ISO/IEC 27018 and a general knowledge of cloud computing concepts.

Who should attend?

  • Cloud security and information security professionals seeking to manage a cloud security program
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master cloud security best practices
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining and managing a cloud security program
  • Technical experts seeking to enhance their cloud security knowledge
  • Cloud security expert advisors
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Delegates will learn how to

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, methods, and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a cloud security program
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 27017, ISO/IEC 27018, and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Gain the ability to interpret the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27017 and ISO/IEC 27018 in the specific context of an organization
  • Develop the necessary knowledge and competence to support an organization in effectively planning, implementing, managing, monitoring, and maintaining a cloud security program
  • Acquire the practical knowledge to advise an organization in managing a cloud security program by following best practices
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Outline

Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 27017 and ISO/IEC 27018 and the initiation of a cloud security program
Day 2: Cloud computing security risk management and cloud-specific controls
Day 3: Documented information management and cloud security awareness and training
Day 4: Cloud security incident management, testing, monitoring, and continual improvement
Day 5: Certification exam

The “PECB Certified Lead Cloud Security Manager” exam meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of cloud computing
Domain 2: Information security policy for cloud computing and documented information management
Domain 3: Cloud computing security risk management
Domain 4: Cloud-specific controls based on ISO/IEC 27017 and ISO/IEC 27018 and best practices
Domain 5: Cloud security awareness, training, roles, and responsibilities
Domain 6: Cloud security incident management
Domain 7: Cloud security testing, monitoring, and continual improvement

For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

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