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Cloud Security (CCSK)

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2495 EUR/full
2495 EUR/full
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3-day training preparing you for the Certificate of Cloud Security (CCSK) at the IMF Academy, the industry's first vendor-neutral Cloud Security certification from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) 


Cloud Security (CCSK) – a solid foundation in Cloud Security issues and best practices 

This 3-day training at the IMF Academy prepares you for the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) and covers all domain topics outlined by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and the recommendations from the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA). Did you know that almost 75% of all organizations find security the greatest barrier for cloud adoption?

CCSK version 4 CCSK version 4 is the latest version and has been updated with many new topics and their security implications. 

This includes:

  • SDP (Software Defined Perimeter) and SDN (Software Defined Networking)
  • CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker)
  • Serverless and containers
  • The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • Hybrid Cloud as a cloud migration strategy
  • Cloud native architects: resilience engineering, DevOps
  • Application areas: IoT, big data, mobile


The CCSK certification does not expire, however it will have a version number belonging to a specific edition of the Body of Knowledge.

The Cloud Security (CCSK) training may qualify for 12 or more CPE points. You can use these for maintaining a.o. your CISSP (re)certification.

Programme Structure

Cloud Security (CCSK) – training programThe CCSK training covers the entire version 4 Body of Knowledge. CCSK covers cloud definitions, architecture and a discussion of risks from many perspectives. There are also many contemporary topics such as DevOps, big data, containers, and more. Furthermore, the labs give a good introduction in practical Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure security.

Master the cloud and cloud security

  • Introduction to cloud computing
  • Infrastructure and virtualization security
  • Management plane security
  • Practical exercise on AWS, OpenStack or MS Azure
Managing cloud security
  • Managing cloud security
  • Risk analysis
  • Data security for cloud
  • Audit, compliance, and the CCM (Cloud Control Matrix)
  • Practical labs
CCSK exam preparation
  • Securing cloud applications
  • Cloud data architectures
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and Security as a Service (Saas)
  • Review and evaluation
  • CCSK exam preparation


This 3-day CCSK training is relevant for any IT professional who is planning to use cloud computing or is already working in the cloud. Naturally, the audience will include the likes of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and IT security professional.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

You can start with the online CCSK training immediately. As soon as we have received your payment we will send you your personal log-in code.





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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Cloud Security training is designed to interest any IT professional and there is no requirement for preliminary knowledge or understanding of this subject matter.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2495 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2495 EUR for the full programme during 3 days.
  • EU/EEA

    2495 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2495 EUR for the full programme during 3 days.


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