TRAINING DAYS: 5

(4 days of training + 1 day exam)

CPD CERTIFICATION

31 Credits

EXAM DURATION

3 Hours

EXAM RETAKE POSSIBLE?

Yes. Free one more exam in 12 months

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Training, PECB exam and certification

Training Course Overview

The Lead Cloud Security Manager training course enables participants to develop the competence needed to implement and manage a cloud security program by following widely recognized best practices.


Why Should You Attend?

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.


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

Learning objectives

This training course will help you:

  • 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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Educational approach

  • The training course contains essay-type exercises, multiple-choice quizzes, and examples of cloud security best practices.
  • The participants are encouraged to communicate with each other and engage in discussions when completing quizzes and exercises.
  • The exercises are based on a case study.
  • The structure of the quizzes is similar to that of the certification exam.

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.


Course Agenda

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


Examination

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


General Information

1. Certification fees are included in the exam price.

2. Participants will be provided with the training course material containing over 500 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes.

3. An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.

4. In case candidates fail the exam, they can retake it within 12 months of the initial attempt for free.


Certification

After successfully passing the exam, you can apply for one of the credentials below. You will receive the certificate once you comply with all the relevant requirements.

The requirements for Lead Cloud Security Manager certifications are as follows:

The cloud security project experience should follow best implementation and management practices and include the following activities:

1. Implementing a cloud security program

2. Managing a cloud security program

3. Managing documented information in the cloud

4. Monitoring the cloud security performance

5. Managing a cloud security team