Cloud Computing Security, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
2 months
299 USD/full
299 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Cloud Computing Security Certificate in collaboration with University System of Maryland - USMx. Learn how to identify security issues in the cloud and industry-standard techniques and procedures to prevent and mitigate risks.

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Key Facts 

How do you protect the critical data that is increasingly being stored in the cloud? Learn how to build a security strategy that keeps data safe and mitigates risk.

In this course, part of the Cloud Computing MicroMasters program, you will be introduced to industry best practices for cloud security and learn how to architect and configure security-related features in a cloud platform. Case studies and government standard documents will be reviewed to help ensure appropriate levels of security are implemented.

The Cloud Computing Security Certificate is part of the Cloud Computing MicroMasters Program from EdX in partnership with the University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC.

You’ll develop the necessary skills to identify possible security issues in the cloud environment. You will also gain experience with tools and techniques that monitor the environment and help prevent security breaches such as monitoring logs and implementing appropriate security policies.

Programme Structure

What you'll learn

  • Evaluate security issues with cloud infrastructure

  • Implement cloud features to secure and harden the infrastructure

  • Use tools to analyze system logs to detect possible security or performance problems

  • Review case studies and standard documents on cloud security

  • Understand the use of security policies as part of the overall security strategy of an organization 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months
    • 8 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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    299 USD/full
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    299 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 299 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
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