Chapter 3

Domain 1: Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design


Bullet Grasping cloud computing concepts and architectures

Bullet Defining cloud roles, characteristics, and technologies

Bullet Applying information security fundamentals to cloud computing

Bullet Designing a secure cloud

Bullet Finding out how to evaluate cloud providers

In this chapter, you tackle the material at the heart of the exam by taking a deep dive into key concepts related to cloud computing, architecture, and design. You find out about the many fundamental principles of cloud computing and begin exploring how to secure cloud systems. Domain 1 represents 17 percent of the CCSP certification exam.

The great news for security professionals is that many of the concepts from traditional data center models still apply in cloud environments. Having said that, a detailed understanding of cloud computing concepts is critical when creating and managing security cloud security programs. In this chapter, you learn about cloud’s essential ...

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