Cloud Computing Security, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 2 months
  • English


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 course is part of the Cloud Computing MicroMasters Program from the University of Maryland University College - UMUCx.

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Intensity 8 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      Length: 8 weeks Effort: 8-10 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

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


  • Dr. Jeff Tjiputra - Chair of the Cloud Computing Architecture program

  • Dr. Richard Utter - Director of Engineering

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 249 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
  • National Applies to you

    249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 249 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
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