Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect- Track 1 Network Security

$398.09 incl. vat


duration: 15 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 365 days |


With more businesses implementing cloud technology, it's important to have proper security measures in place. This learning path explores the steps required to go from a Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect.

This is the first part of the Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect learning path. This part focuses on network security.

This section focuses on cloud services, cloud security fundamentals, business continuity management, and cloud computing security. You will be introduced to the features of key cloud computing models, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Platform as a Service (Paas). It is important to start with several aspects and other risks associated with getting started with cloud computing.

This learning path is concluded with a final exam. This measures whether you master the content of this learning path.


After completing part 1 of this learning path, you will have a good basic understanding of cloud services, cloud security fundamentals, business continuity management and cloud computing security knowledge. You are ready to start with part 2 of this learning path.


You have a broad knowledge of computer systems.

Target audience

Network Administrator


Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect- Track 1 Network Security

15 hours

Cloud Services: Cloud Computing Concepts

  • Explore fundamental cloud computing concepts, such as cloud

  • service models, hosting options, and security considerations.
  • Discover benefits of moving to the cloud, various cloud computing
  • roles, and differences between on-premise and cloud
  • implementations. Examine the IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS models, an delve
  • into private, public, hybrid, and community cloud solutions. Risks,
  • benefits, and common vulnerabilities are also covered.

Cloud Security Fundamentals: Basics of Cloud Operations

Build a foundation for upcoming cloud security topics by exploring cloud definitions, roles, deployments models, characteristics, and building block technologies.

Cloud Security Fundamentals: Architectural & Design Concepts

Explore the fundamentals of cloud architecture and design, including three-tier design, shared responsibility, development lifecycles, risk management, and migration and deployment strategies.

Cloud Security Fundamentals: Cloud Infrastructure Security

Discover how to secure the CSP account from the outset using best practices and techniques. Other infrastructure security concepts such as IAM, NACLS, firewalls, and WAFs are also covered.

Cloud Security Fundamentals: Cloud Data Security

Learn about securing cloud data-at-rest and data-in-transit using various cryptographic mechanisms and security controls offered by the cloud service provider.

Cloud Security Fundamentals: Cloud Application Security

Explore how to secure applications in the cloud, including training and awareness, assurance and validation, the secure SDLC, federated services, SSO, and advanced managed services from cloud providers.

Cloud Security Fundamentals: Legal & Compliance

Explore the critical and often over-looked approaches to legal and regulatory compliance when working with cloud solution providers.

Business Continuity: Cloud Integration

There are many factors to consider when integrating with a cloud computing environment. Explore cloud data storage architectures, cloud security concepts, how to evaluate cloud service providers, and cloud infrastructure components.

Business Continuity: Secure Cloud Computing

Discover principles and concepts used to ensure secure cloud computing. Topics include disaster recovery, cloud security concepts, and retention.

Cloud Computing Security: Cloud Management

  • Explore cloud deployment considerations, cloud management, and

  • some of the challenges and considerations resulting from the
  • different types of cloud platforms. Examine cloud service
  • categories, application architecture, Identity and Access
  • Management solutions, operational controls and standards,
  • regulations and compliance, privacy concerns, auditing, service
  • level agreements, and vendor management.

Final Exam: Network Security Specialist

Final Exam: Network Security Specialist will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Network Security Specialist track of the Skillsoft Aspire Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect Journey.

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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