5 days

Course Objectives

  • To fully understand Cloud Security from a real-world viewpoint
  • To receive the hands-on experience needed to implement
  • Cloud Security with practical implementations
  • To comprehend the industry security standards for both exam knowledge and implementation
  • To have a general working knowledge of what to audit in a cloud architecture.
  • To know hands-on methods of auditing a cloud environment from the best practices viewpoint.
  • To understand how compliance is viewed and dealt with in the cloud.
  • To gain the knowledge needed to pass the exam


  • Recommended minimum one-year experience with virtualization technology or equivalent knowledge.
  • General understanding of cloud architectures.
  • Minimum one-year experience with general security.

Course Details

Module 1 - Introduction to Cloud Computing and Architecture

Module 2 – Cloud Risks

Module 3 - ERM and Governance

Module 4 - Legal Issues

Module 5 - Virtualization

Module 6 - Data Security

Module 7 - Data Center Operations

Module 8 - Interoperability and Portability

Module 9 - Traditional Security

Module 10 - BCM and DR

Module 11 - Incident Response

Module 12 - Application Security

Module 13 - Encryption and Key Management

Module 14 - Identity, Entitlement and Access Management

Module 15 - Auditing and Compliance


The Certified Information Systems Security Officer exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on your mile2.com account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple choice questions.