Course Content

Module 1: Course Overview

Course Description

Cloud is currently used throughout the globe by businesses across all industries. The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) shows that you have a broad understanding of the security considerations when using cloud-based technologies (regardless of the specific cloud provider or vendor). As a bonus, the CCSK course contains sample questions and pointers to reference material for additional studying.


The CCSK exam itself does not require any formal experience or pre-requisites. The course materials assume you have a basis in IT technologies, but does not require in-depth technical knowledge of the cloud.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand topics covered in the CCSK exam
  • Demonstrate competence in cloud security topics
  • Identify additional resources to prepare for the CCSK exam and to leverage * in your professional career when working with the cloud