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Cloud Security Essentials and CCSK Certification Bootcamp (LIVE REMOTE - EASTERN TIME)


  • Course Overview

    Cloud security is not just an option; it's an absolute necessity in today's digital landscape. Protecting your valuable data and assets from relentless cyber threats is paramount. The cloud holds your business's lifeblood, and without robust security measures, you risk financial devastation, loss of sensitive information, and severe reputational damage.

    Embracing cloud security ensures uninterrupted operations, customer trust, and compliance with regulations. Don't gamble with your success – invest in cloud security to shield your business from the ever-evolving cyber dangers and gain a competitive edge in this interconnected world. Your future success depends on it.

     The purpose of the course is to:

    • Provide comprehensive coverage of cloud security concepts and critical elements;
    • Give practical advice on implementing cloud security;
    • Prepare you to achieve Cloud Security Alliance's* Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) professional credential (in-class exam is optional at an additional cost).

    Class details

    • Duration: 4 days, 8:30 - 4:30
    • CPE Credit: 24
    • Materials included with live instructor-led training:
      • Class manual (complete hardcopy of class presentation)
      • Current-year membership in the CIS Body of Certified Professionals
        Membership Certificate
    • Professional Certification: This course prepares you to successfully pass Cloud Security Alliance's Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) professional credential (in-class exam is optional at an additional cost).
    • Certificate included with class: Upon course completion, we will provide you with an completion certificate for 24 continuing professional education (CPE) credits that can be used to fulfill requirements for maintaining a variety of professional credentials for accounting, auditing, and information security.
    • Recommended prerequisite training: None.
    • Catering:
      • Morning refreshments and snack, lunch, afternoon refreshments for live on-location participants
    • Hotel and/or Travel: Not included

    * Certified Information Security is not affiliated with Cloud Security Alliance.

  • Recommended participants (Select to expand & view)

    Recommended Attendance by Position

    • Cybersecurity analysts
    • Security Engineers
    • Security Architects
    • Enterprise Architects
    • Security Administrators
    • Security Consultants
    • Systems Engineers
    • Chief Information Officer (CIO / CISO)
    • Information security managers
    • Compliance officers
    • IT managers
    • Risk managers
    • Business Continuity Managers
    • Operations department heads (business unit managers)
    • Auditors
  • Learning Objectives (Select to expand & view)

    Get the knowledge you need to effectively develop a holistic cloud security program relative to globally accepted standards. The training covers key areas, including best practices for IAM, cloud incident response, application security, data encryption, SecaaS, securing emerging technologies, and more.

    Optional CCSK certification and its related knowledge and skills are a perfect complement to professional credentials such as NIST CSF Lead Implementer, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCSP, and ISO 27001 Lead Implementer/Auditor. 

    This course follows CSA's* cloud security guidance, and provides comprehensive coverage of:

    • Cloud Computing Concepts
    • Governance & Enterprise Risk Management
    • Legal Issues: Contracts and Electronic Discovery
    • Compliance & Audit Management
    • Information Governance
    • Management Plane & Business Continuity
    • Infrastructure Security
    • Virtualization & Containers
    •  Incident Response
    • Application Security
    • Data Security & Encryption
    • Identity, Entitlement, and Access Management
    • Security as a Service
    • Cloud Related Technologies
    • ENISA cloud security recommendations
    • Using CSA's Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) and Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) to establish and audit cloud security controls


    * Certified Information Security is not affiliated with Cloud Security Alliance.

  • Get Certified (Select to expand & view)

    Professional Certification: This course prepares participants for Cloud Security Alliance's Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) professional credential.

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    The CCSK exam is optional at an additional cost (US $395.00). The exam is open-book and facilitated online. Since the exam is open-book, your course instructor will be standing by with expert guidance.


Event Properties

Event Date (MM-DD-YYYY) 08-19-2024 8:30 am
Event End Date 08-22-2024 4:30 pm
Cut off date 08-05-2024 5:00 pm
Cancel Registration Before Date 08-05-2024
Individual Price USD $3,195.00
Location Remote attendance via ZOOM (Eastern Time)

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person (USD $)
5 2,556.00
10 2,396.25
20 2,236.50


Allen Keele


Allen Keele is the founder and CEO of Certified Information Security. He is a recognized subject matter expert, author, consultant, and management systems architect for enterprise risk management (ERM), governance/risk/compliance (GRC), information security management, business continuity management (BCM), fraud control. A 7-time published author, including “Exam Cram 2: CISA”, Mr. Keele also achieved over twenty-five professional accreditations including CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISO 31000 CICRA, ISO 27001 LI/LA, ISO 22301 CBCM, CFE, ISO 37301 CCP, NIST CSF LI, CCSK, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in risk management from the University of Georgia.

Mr. Keele routinely works and collaborates with board members to educate and achieve buy-in for business-critical development and improvement. He presents to, and collaborates with, CEO's, CFO's, COO's, CRO's, CTO's, Chief Privacy Officers, Chief Information Officers/Security Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Business Continuity Managers, Auditors, Fraud Risk Officers, Quality Managers, Procurement Managers, and HSE Managers to establish and integrate comprehensive and ISO-certifiable standards-based management systems and policies across functions throughout the enterprise. Mr. Keele brings a rare combination of risk management and compliance competence, real-world business experience, and a rigorous depth of certified technical skill to help organizations understand existing and emerging business needs, map these needs to proven and workable solutions strategies, and implement effective solutions strategies to achieve meaningful and measurable success.