Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Practice Test


The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) examination is a globally recognized certification that certifies your expertise in cloud security. The CCSP exam is designed for individuals aiming to validate their comprehensive knowledge of cloud security, encompassing architectural concepts, governance, risk management, and cloud platform & infrastructure security.

Here's a breakdown of the main domains covered in the CCSP exam:

Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design:

  • Understand cloud computing concepts.
  • Describe cloud reference architecture.
  • Understand security concepts relevant to cloud computing.
  • Understand design principles of secure cloud computing.
  • Identify trusted cloud services.
  • Cloud Data Security:

  • Understand cloud data lifecycle.
  • Design and implement cloud data storage architectures.
  • Design and apply data security strategies.
  • Understand and implement data discovery and classification technologies.
  • Design and implement relevant jurisdictional data protections for personally identifiable information (PII).
  • Design and implement data rights management.
  • Plan and implement data retention, deletion, and archiving policies.
  • Design and implement auditability, traceability, and accountability of data events.
  • Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security:

  • Comprehend cloud infrastructure components.
  • Analyze risks associated with cloud infrastructure.
  • Design and plan security controls.
  • Plan disaster recovery and business continuity management.
  • Cloud Application Security:

  • Understand the cloud application architecture.
  • Design and implement cloud application security.
  • Design and implement a secure software development lifecycle.
  • Apply the secure software development lifecycle.
  • Comprehend the software assurance lifecycle.
  • Cloud Security Operations:

  • Support the planning process for the data center design.
  • Implement and build physical infrastructure for cloud environment.
  • Run physical infrastructure for cloud environment.
  • Manage physical infrastructure for cloud environment.
  • Build, run, and manage logical infrastructure for cloud environment.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and controls.
  • Legal, Risk, and Compliance:

  • Understand legal requirements and unique risks within the cloud environment.
  • Understand privacy issues, including jurisdictional variation.
  • Understand audit process, methodologies, and required adaptations for a cloud environment.
  • Understand implications of cloud to enterprise risk management.
  • Understand outsourcing and cloud contract design.
  • Execute vendor management.
  • Why Choose the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Practice Test on Cybrary?

    1. Complementary to Cybrary's Course: This practice test is the perfect companion to the [Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)](https://www.cybrary.it/course/ccsp) course available on Cybrary, ensuring a holistic preparation approach. 2. Build Confidence: The practice test is intended to help learners build confidence and familiarity with the exam format and question types. 3. Comprehensive Content: With hundreds of practice questions, detailed answers, and an extensive set of flashcards, you'll have all the resources you need to understand every aspect of the exam. 4. Exceptional Value: While the market value of these practice tests is $149/test, Cybrary subscribers get exclusive access as part of their subscription, offering unparalleled value.

    Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Exam Details

    Number of Questions: The CCSP exam consists of 125 questions, probing the depth of your cloud security knowledge. Duration: 240 minutes. Passing Score: The passing score is a scaled score based on the difficulty of the questions, with a range of 700-1000. Languages: The exam is available primarily in English. Exam Format: Questions are multiple-choice, emphasizing real-world cloud security scenarios and challenges.

    Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: How long is the certification valid for?
  • A: The CCSP certification remains valid for three years, with a requirement for continuing professional education (CPE) credits to maintain the certification.
  • Q: What are the prerequisites for this certification?
  • A: Candidates should have a minimum of five years of cumulative, paid work experience in IT, of which three years must be in information security and one year in one of the six domains of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).
  • Q: How should I optimally prepare for the exam?
  • A: Alongside this practice test, candidates are encouraged to complete the CCSP course on Cybrary, review official (ISC)² documentation, and gain hands-on experience in cloud security domains.
  • Q: How does this practice test compare to the actual exam?
  • A: This practice test is designed to closely mirror the format, difficulty, and content of the actual exam, ensuring that you are well-prepared for every aspect of the certification test.
  • Practice Test Specifications

    This Practice Test has a few options available to enhance your learning experience:
  • Customize your testing experience by configuring your practice test to suit your specific study needs. Select items by test objective, set study preferences and control how your answers are accessed.
  • Select preset tests. These tests are made to provide a testing experience similar to a real testing environment. They are timed and filter questions like the certification exam. This option will help you determine your readiness for the certification exam.
  • Flashcard review allows you to review concepts in a self-graded and unlimited environment. With hundreds of questions, these premade flashcards will help you understand concepts covered on the actual certification exam.
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    System Requirements


    Hardware and Software Minimum Requirements:

  • Processor: Min. 500MHz Processor, 128 MB RAM
  • Screen Resolution: Min. 1024x768
  • Note: Some courses may be better experienced by using a higher or lower screen resolution.


    Operating Systems:

    Supported System Platforms:
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2003 (SP2 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
  • Supported Browsers:

  • Microsoft IE 7
  • Microsoft IE 8
  • Microsoft IE 9
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Note: The browser version you're running must support 128-bit encryption or secured pages will not display correctly.



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