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Managing Security in Google Cloud

5 days Introductory universal_currency_alt 20 Credits

This self-paced training course gives participants broad study of security controls and techniques on Google Cloud. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy the components of a secure Google Cloud solution, including Cloud Identity, Resource Manager, Cloud IAM, Virtual Private Cloud firewalls, Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud Peering, Cloud Interconnect, and VPC Service Controls.

This is the first course of the Security in Google Cloud series. After completing this course, enroll in the Security Best Practices in Google Cloud course.

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Course Info

Objectives
  • Identify the foundations of Google Cloud security.
  • Manage administration identities with Google Cloud.
  • Implement user administration with Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  • Configure Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) for isolation, security, and logging.
Prerequisites
Prior completion of Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure or equivalent experience. Prior completion of Networking in Google Cloud or equivalent experience. Knowledge of foundational concepts in information security: Fundamental concepts: vulnerability, threat, attack surface confidentiality, integrity, availability, Common threat types and their mitigation strategies, Public-key cryptography, Public and private key pairs, Certificates Cipher types, Key width Certificate authorities, Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets, Layer encrypted communication Public key infrastructures Security policy. Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments. Systems Operations experience, including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment. Reading comprehension of code in Python or JavaScript.
Audience
[Cloud] information security analysts, architects, and engineers. Information security/cybersecurity specialists. Cloud infrastructure architects. Also intended for Google and partner field personnel who work with customers in those job roles. Also useful for cloud application developers.
Available languages
English
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