Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect- Track 4 Cloud Security Architect

$398.09 incl. vat


duration: 10 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 365 days |

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With more and more companies adopting cloud technology, it's important to have the right security measures in place. In this learning path, you'll explore the steps required to move from a network security specialist to a CloudOps security architect.

This is the fourth part of the Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect learning path. This part focuses on cloud security architect and cloud platform security.

You'll learn about how to protect an organization's cloud infrastructure by optimizing security using tools such as Azure Advisor and security tools and services from Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

This fourth part of the learning path is concluded with a Final Exam. This measures whether you have sufficient mastery of the material from this part of the learning path.


After completing this learning path you will have all the knowledge in the field of CloudOps Security Architect.


You have successfully completed the first three tracks of this learning path

Target audience

Network Administrator, Security Specialist


Network Security Specialist to CloudOps Security Architect- Track 4 Cloud Security Architect

10 hours

Cloud Platform Security: Designing Secure Access

In this course, you'll examine the principles of identity and privileged access management, which will help you and your organization to secure the content in the cloud. We will take a deep dive on IAM concepts of three platforms, configuring the directory services and identifying regions. You'll also learn about securing the cloud resources using subnets, virtual private clouds, security groups and virtual networks.

Cloud Platform Security: Infrastructure Protection

  • In this course, you'll learn how to protect organizational cloud

  • infrastructure by optimizing security using tools like Azure
  • Advisor. This will help you to understand seccurng cloud contents,
  • configuring the security for these contents, methods of
  • implementing access control lists (ACLs) to secure the storage and
  • network in the cloud. You'll explore how to apply security measures
  • on different levels of security using available features, tools and
  • also you will learn about hardware security modules and key
  • vaults.

Cloud Platform Security: System Monitoring & Protection

  • Cloud system monitoring is used to proactively identify and

  • evaluate security vulnerabilities and allow organizations to
  • explore options to protect their assets using available cloud
  • platform tools. In this course, you'll learn how to proactively
  • shield cloud infrastructure by monitoring organizational security
  • using built-in Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) security tools
  • and services. You'll examine how to use monitoring tools like
  • security information in Azure, Google Cloud Armor, Google Cloud
  • Scanner, and the VM placement algorithm to prevent threats.

Cloud Platform Security: Incident Response & Remediation

  • In this course, you'll learn how to remeditate cloud

  • infrastructure security vulnerabilities by detecting and responding
  • to them. Both Azure and the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) provide
  • tools to mitigate and recover from data loss. Tools that can be
  • leveraged for security incidence response and mitigation include
  • the Azure Security Centre (ASC), Cloud Security Scanner, and Google
  • Cloud Security Command Centre (SCC).

Cloud Platform Security: Platform & Infrastructure Security

  • The physical site of the data center, along with the physical

  • and virtual assets, play a very important role in cloud security.
  • Network assets, storage, and the software layout of virtualization
  • are important tools in bringing cloud up as a service. In this
  • course, you'll learn about the physical cloud assets and the basic
  • concepts of regions and availability zones. You'll also learn why
  • it's important to secure them and protect them from various
  • external attacks and processes.

Final Exam: Cloud Security Architect

Final Exam: Cloud Security Architect will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Cloud Security Architect 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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