Certified Cloud Security Engineer Course

Certified Cloud Security Engineer (C|CSE)

EC-Council’s Certified Cloud Security Engineer (C|CSE) course is curated by cloud security professionals in association with renowned subject matter experts to deliver a mix of vendor-neutral and vendor-specific cloud security concepts. The vendor-neutral concepts focus on cloud security practices, technologies, frameworks, and principles. In contrast, the vendor-specific materials deliver the practical skills that are needed to configure specific platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This offers candidates a well-balanced mix of theoretical and practical skills. In addition, advanced topics also cover modules on securing the cloud infrastructure by implementing regulations and standards to maintain security. EC-Council’s cloud security course is mapped to the real-time job roles and responsibilities of cloud security professionals and is ideal for beginners as well as experienced cybersecurity professionals.

Who Should Earn a Cloud Security Certification?

  • Network security engineers
  • Cybersecurity analysts
  • Network security analysts
  • Cloud administrators and engineers
  • Network security administrators
  • Cloud analysts
  • Cybersecurity engineers
  • Those working in network and cloud management and operations

Program Information

Plan, implement, and execute cloud platform security for an organization. Evaluate and mitigate security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities in a cloud platform.
Securely access cloud resources through identity and access management (IAM). Integrate best practices to secure cloud infrastructure components (network, storage and virtualization, and management).
Evaluate and control organizational cloud network architecture by integrating various security controls the service provider offers. Secure organizational cloud applications by understanding the secure software development lifecycle of cloud applications and by implementing additional security controls to enhance the security of hosted cloud applications.
Evaluate cloud storage techniques and threats on data stored in the cloud and understand how to protect cloud data from attacks. Design and implement a GRC framework, a cloud incident response plan, and a business continuity plan for cloud services.
Implement and manage cloud security on various cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, and GCP. Utilize the security services and tools provided in Azure, AWS, and GCP to secure the organizational cloud environment.
Understand the shared responsibility model of the service provider. Understand the legal implications associated with cloud computing to protect organizations.
Evaluate various cloud security standards, compliance programs, and features offered by AWS, Azure, and GCP, and perform cloud computing security audits. Implement operational controls and standards to build, operate, manage, and maintain the cloud infrastructure.
Implement various threat detection and response services provided by Azure, AWS, and GCP to identify threats to an organization’s cloud services. Understand and implement security for private, multi-tenant, and hybrid cloud environments.

iLearn (Self-Study)

This solution offers you the opportunity to learn from world-class instructors and the opportunity to collaborate with top Infosecurity professionals.

Master Class (Live Online)
Training Partner (In Person)

In-person cloud security training offers the benefits of peer collaboration and real-world skills gained through interactions. In-person training can be accessed through one of hundreds of training centers around the world that are authorized to teach EC-Council courses.

  • Training Duration: 5 days
  • Training Timing: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Delivery Mode:
    • Instructor-led training (ILT)
    • iWeek (synchronous online learning)
    • iLearn (asynchronous online learning)
  • Number of Questions: 125
  • Duration: 04 hours
  • Availability: EC-Council Exam Portal
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice


Certified Cloud Security Engineer

Why Should You Become a Certified Cloud Security Engineer (C|CSE)?

Organizations need cloud security engineers to help them build a secure cloud infrastructure, monitor vulnerabilities, and implement incidence response plans to mitigate cloud-based threats. C|CSE, with its unique blend of vendor-neutral and vendor-specific concepts, trains candidates in the fundamentals while equipping them with job-ready practical skills. With C|CSE, candidates learn:

01 – The fundamentals of cloud security in a vendor-neutral environment


02 – How to use tools and techniques to configure public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and GCP


03 –How to design and maintain a secure cloud environment


04 – The knowledge and skills to protect, detect, and respond to cloud network infrastructure threats


05 – How to design and implement business continuity and disaster recovery plans


06 – How to perform a cloud security audit and penetration testing

Why C|CSE is the Perfect Choice for Cloud Security Engineers

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Detailed Methodological Approach and Instructor-Led Program

The C|CSE program provides hands-on training in creating and implementing security policies to safeguard cloud infrastructure and applications.

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Vendor-Neutral and Vendor-Specific Concepts

C|CSE by EC-Council is the first certification to offer a blend of vendor-neutral and vendor-specific concepts. It covers features and services of AWS, Azure, and GCP.

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Best Practices to Secure Cloud Infrastructure

The program teaches best practices for securing cloud infrastructure through evaluating cloud storage techniques and threats, configuring cloud services, designing and implementing incident response plans, and auditing cloud computing security.

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SOAR for Incident Response

The course instills an understanding of security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR), which security operations teams collect and analyze to create incident analysis reports and automate incident response in the cloud.

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Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance in the Cloud

The C|CSE program equips individuals with the skills to design and implement governance frameworks, models, and regulations (ISO/IEC 27017, HIPAA, and PCI DSS).

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Forensic Methodologies for Cloud Infrastructure

The program teaches the tools and techniques used to perform forensics investigations on cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP. Participants learn forensic methods and how they can be automated to identify and investigate vulnerabilities and threats.

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Standards, Policies, and Legal Issues in the Cloud

The C|CSE program teaches individuals how to implement standards through features, services, and tools for regulation and audits of AWS, Azure, and GCP.

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Lab-Intensive Cloud Security Program

C|CSE is the only certification course that provides hands-on training in a simulated environment. More than 50 complex labs train learners to tackle real-world industry-level challenges for cloud security professional roles.

About 3rd Part Subscription

This program will require you to sign up for third party services that may incur fees. Be sure to follow proper guidelines for removing billable services from your account before you leave your lab. Deviating from our specific instructions may result in unwanted fees for services from third-party service providers. Be sure to check with your school, instructor, or employer if education accounts are available. If you sign-up and provide your credit card, you will be responsible for any fees related to services you activate. We strongly advise you not to deviate from our explicit instructions while connected to the platforms unless you are fully aware of what the services are and what the respective third-party charges for their use.

Ready to upgrade your career in Cloud Security?

Different Job Roles

Eligibility for 20+ cybersecurity job roles

Jobs Available

100000+ Jobs showcased on LinkedIn alone

Average Salary

The average salary for jobs in the U.S. that require cloud security skills is $174,181*.

Key USPs

Vendor-neutral and Vendor-specific cloud concepts (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
50+ intensive labs with real-time scenarios using multi cloud

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