The CCSK brochure is available here , and the CCSK training schedule is available here


Provided in this course :

  • official Cloud Security Alliance CCSK course material (handbook + labs), latest version (currently v4.1)
  • CCSK exam token (2 attempts)
  • a certificate of attendance (you can claim 14 CPEs for CCSK Foundation, and 21 CPEs for CCSK Plus)
  • real life scenarios and practice exam questions


Prerequisites :

  • there are no strict prerequisites for this course, however a general knowledge of IT will help

Content covered :

  • CCSK Foundation covers Modules 1 to 6 (theory)
  • CCSK Plus covers Modules 1 to 6 (theory) and Labs 1 to 6 (practice)
  • CCSK Labs available on AWS, and on Azure (NEW !)
  • CCSK Foundation and CCSK Plus :
    • Module 1 : Cloud Architecture
    • Module 2 : Infrastructure Security for Cloud
    • Module 3 : Managing Cloud Security and Risk
    • Module 4 : Data Security for Cloud Computing
    • Module 5 : Application Security and Identity Management for Cloud Computing
    • Module 6 : Cloud Security Operations
  • CCSK PLus only :
    • Lab 1 : Core Account Security
    • Lab 2 : IAM and Monitoring In-Depth
    • Lab 3 : Network and Instance Security
    • Lab 4 : Encryption and Storage Security
    • Lab 5 : Application Security and Federation
    • Lab 6 : Risk and Provider Assessment

CCSK exam:

  • 60 questions, 90 minutes, pass mark: 80%
  • the only requirement to obtain the CCSK certificate is to take and pass the CCSK exam


The CCSK brochure is available here , and the CCSK training schedule is available here