This course gives you a technical overview of basic concepts and components of the cloud, and the Cisco solutions used to provide comprehensive security of your cloud-based environment. In this primarily lecture-based course, you’ll learn the basics from a cloud consumer perspective including securing cloud and software as a service (SaaS) application environments. This introductory course provides insights on using Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Cisco CloudLock, Cisco Umbrella and more to protect the user when using cloud-based applications.


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Learning Objectives

This course gives you an overview of how Cisco cloud security solutions can secure cloud environment to:
- Block threats earlier: Stop malware before it reaches your network and endpoints, reducing the time spent remediating infections
- Extend protection to the cloud: Remove blind spots and protect users anywhere they go anywhere they access the Internet
- Secure users, information, and applications: Protect users, data, and applications in the cloud against compromised accounts, cloud-native threads, and data breaches. Support regulatory compliance
- Enable highly secure cloud use: Improve security while boosting end user productivity

  • Introducing the Cloud

  • Describe the Evolution of Cloud Computing
    Explain Cloud Service Models
    Explore Cloud Deployment Models

  • Introducing Securing the Cloud

  • Describe the Cisco Threat-Centric Approach to Network Security
    Describe Cloud Physical Environment Security
    Describe Cloud Network Infrastructure Security
    Explain Application Security
    Explore Cloud Management and API Security
    Describe Cisco Cloud-Based Security Solutions
    Describe Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Virtual Network Function (VNF), and Secure Agile Exchange (SAE)
    Describe Cisco CloudCenter for MultiCloud Management
    Describe Cisco Stealthwatch

  • Describing Cloud Security Solutions Using AWS

  • Identify AWS Security Offerings
    Identify Cisco Security Solutions in AWS

  • Introducing Security in an SaaS Environment

  • Describe SaaS Applications
    Describe SaaS Security Challenges
    Explain Cloud Access Security Broker
    Describe Cisco CloudLock
    Describe OAuth and OAuth Attacks
    Describe Cisco Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints
    Describe Cisco Cloud Email Security
    Describe Cisco Umbrella


The primary audience for this course is Security architects, Cloud architects, Network engineers and administrators, System engineers and administrators, Cloud security consumers, Cloud application administrators, IT managers, Line of business managers, and Cisco integrators and partners.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, you’ll get the most from the course if you have the following knowledge and skills: - Basic computer literacy - Basic PC operating system navigation skills - Basic Internet usage skills - Basic IP address knowledge - Prior knowledge of cloud computing and virtualization software basics


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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