A Manager's Guide to Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity

Price of course: $79.00
Estimated length: 5 hours
Access Time: 90 days
HRCI Credits: 5
  • Type:
Total PMI PDUs/Contact Hours: 5
  • Leadership: 3
  • Strategic & Business Mgmt: 1
  • Technical: 1
IACET CEUs: .5

Course Description

This course provides an overview of cloud computing and the business and security considerations of transitioning to a cloud environment or from one cloud service provider to another. The course is presented in two modules. In addition to providing information that aligns with industry standard content from the Cloud Security Alliance, this course also includes a module that presents different real-world scenarios to learners, asking them to apply what they have learned to situations they might encounter in the workplace.

This course follows the structure of the (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Computing Professional certification. While it is intended as the first of a five-course suite, it can be taken as a stand-alone course.


Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the differences between cloud-based and traditional computing environments
  • Identify the three major service categories of cloud computing and how they apply to different business needs
  • List the different actors and roles in cloud-computing
  • Understand the need for cybersecurity and its role in cloud computing
  • Describe the different technologies that comprise cloud computing
  • Explain the concepts behind cryptography and how it is used to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability in information systems
  • Provide an overview of the threats and vulnerabilities facing cloud computing and how to mitigate them

Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.


Notes

Estimated time to complete: 5 hours

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.