Cloud Computing training courses from QA

Moving to the Cloud: How to minimise the risks and maximise the benefits - Webinar

About this course

Tech type Performance
Course code QAWEBCLOUD
Duration 1 Hour

The growth of Cloud Computing has been rapid over the last few years and it’s only going to become more popular, making it a critical time to get up-to-speed with everything that comes along with making the transition. Often people ask, “What will cloud do for my company? How secure is it? What do I need to do from a security standpoint?”

In this webinar, QA’s experts will answer all your questions and provide reassurance about migrating your current IT model to a cloud computing solution. Gain a better understanding of what cloud computing means, the benefits and popular solution providers from our Principal Technologist, Daniel Ives. Followed by a unique session around risks, fundamental security processes, and security governance concepts and metrics in the cloud delivered by QA’s Cyber Security Technical Consultant Nathan Mitchell.

Target Audience

IT Managers, IT Directors, CTO’S, and decision makers, considering moving to the cloud or those who recently started using a cloud solution.

Webinar outline

1pm – 1:30pm – What? Why? How?

Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • Introduction
  • Key concepts
  • Service models and deployment models

Benefits of Cloud Computing

  • Capacity and availability
  • Increased agility
  • Financial and opportunity costs
  • Infrastructure as code

Challenges of Cloud Computing

  • Architecture
  • Migration
  • Monitoring and logging
  • Security

1:30pm – 2pm - How secure is the Cloud?

Security Governance in the Cloud

  • Introduction
  • Key cloud security concepts
  • Security governance processes
  • The essential elements

Implementing Security Governance in the Cloud

  • Software as a Service (SaaS) Governance
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) Governance
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Governance
  • Key security metrics
  • Managing the governance process

Cloud Security Profiles

  • Starting with the risk profile
  • Understanding the security risks of the Cloud
  • Deciding what information belongs in the cloud

Maintaining Security

  • Protecting your cloud based systems
  • Who has access?
  • Roles, rules and access
  • Auditing Cloud service providers

2pm – 2:15pm Q & A with both Daniel Ives and Nathan Mitchell


1 Hour

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Virtual learning

Recreates a classroom experience online, enabling full interactions with the learning professional leading the course.

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