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Cloud Security Risks: Identify and Protect Against Threats

Cloud Security Risks: Identify and Protect Against Threats

28 hours Introductory universal_currency_alt 10 Credits

This is the third of five courses in the Google Cloud Cybersecurity Certificate. In this course, you’ll explore the principles of identity management and access control within a cloud environment, covering key elements like AAA (Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing), credential handling, and certificate management. You'll also explore essential topics in threat and vulnerability management, cloud-native principles, and data protection measures. Upon completing this course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge necessary to secure cloud-based resources and safeguard sensitive organizational information. Additionally, you'll continue to engage with career resources and hone your interview techniques, preparing you for the next step in your professional journey.

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Course Info
  • Describe fundamental identity and access management concepts specific to the cloud.
  • Identify key components of AAA (Authentication, Authorization, Auditing) for strengthened cloud security.
  • Explain capabilities and best practices for efficient asset and resource management in the cloud.
  • Explore common security vulnerabilities and evaluate their impact and risk mitigation strategies.
Available languages
English, español (Latinoamérica), and português (Brasil)
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