To ensure that cloud security professionals have the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities in cloud security design, implementation, architecture, operations, controls, and regulatory framework compliance, (ISC)2 created the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) credential. A CCSP demonstrates proficiency in cloud security architecture, design, operations, and service orchestration while applying information security skills to a cloud computing context. This professional competence is evaluated in comparison to a body of knowledge that is widely acknowledged. The subjects covered in the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) guarantee its applicability to all fields studying cloud security.
Potential Candidates Should be Competent in the Following Six Domains:
- Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
- Cloud Data Security
- Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security
- Cloud Application Security
- Cloud Security Operations
- Legal, Risk and Compliance
- Candidates must have a minimum of five years of cumulative paid work experience in information technology, of which three years must be in information security and one year in one or more of the six domains of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).
Steps to Achieve Your Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
- Attend Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).
- Pass the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) exam.
- Complete the Certification Application Process. Once you receive notification informing you that you have successfully passed the exam, you can start the online certification application process. For more information visit ISC2.