Chapter 8

Domain 6: Legal, Risk and Compliance

IN THIS CHAPTER

Bullet Handling unique legal and regulatory requirements

Bullet Tackling data privacy issues

Bullet Learning about the audit process and audit planning

Bullet Appreciating the importance of policies

Bullet Exploring risk management when using the cloud

Bullet Learning the importance of negotiating and creating cloud contracts

In this chapter, you gain a solid understanding of legal and compliance requirements that impact cloud procurement, usage, and security. You don’t have to be a lawyer to benefit from this information — every cloud security professional should be versed in these topics. You also dive into the risk management and auditing of cloud systems. Domain 6 represents 13 percent of the CCSP certification exam.

If you’ve read any other chapter in this book, there’s a good chance you’ve seen me talk about compliance with legal, regulatory, and contractual ...

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