ISC2 CCSP® Training Boot Camp

The ISC2 CCSP® Training Boot Camp is a comprehensive program designed to build your skills around securing cloud-based environments. You will learn about cloud architecture and design requirements, operational and compliance issues, and the security of cloud data, applications, and infrastructure.

You will leave the boot camp fully prepared to earn your CCSP certification, one of the most in-demand certifications focused on cloud security.

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5 Days
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Course code: LBC101

What you will learn

  • Identify and evaluate security risks for an organization's cloud environments
  • Understand the fundamentals of the cloud computing architecture framework
  • Select and implement appropriate controls to ensure secure cloud services

How you will benefit

  • Increase your earning potential and career opportunities
  • Become fully prepared to pass the CCSP exam, which is focused on six domain areas: cloud concepts, architecture and design, cloud data security, cloud platform and infrastructure security, cloud application security, cloud security operations, and legal, risk and compliance
  • Understand how to design, manage and secure assets in the cloud
  • Gain best practices around cloud data, applications and infrastructure

How the course is taught

  • Live Online, Instructor-Moderated
  • 5 Days to complete Boot Camp
  • 90-day extended access to all boot camp materials
  1. Day 1
    1. CCSP Overview and Cybersecurity Basics
      1. Cybersecurity Fundamentals
      2. Governance Principles
      3. Control Frameworks
      4. Cyber Security Framework (CSF)
      5. Amplification Framework
      6. Regulatory Compliance
    2. Cloud Concepts, Architecture and Design
      1. Cloud Computing Concepts
      2. Cloud Reference Architecture
      3. Deployment Models
      4. Security Aspects of Virtualization
      5. Principles of Secure Cloud Computing
      6. Design Requirements
      7. Cloud Model Boundaries
      8. Protecting Sensitive Information
      9. Threat Modeling
  2. Day 2
    1. Cloud Data Security
      1. Data Classification and Categorization
      2. Data Lifecyle
      3. Information Rights Management (IRM)/Digital Rights Management (DRM) Solutions
      4. Data Retention
      5. Data Audits
      6. Data Destruction/Disposal
  3. Day 3
    1. Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Security
      1. Cloud Storage Architectures
      2. Cloud Security Strategies
      3. Cloud Platform Risks and Responsibilities
      4. Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity Management (BCM)
  4. Day 4
    1. Cloud Application Security
      1. Cloud Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
      2. Software Security Testing
      3. Application Architecture Elements of Cloud Services
      4. Auditing in the Cloud
    2. Cloud Security Operations
      1. Physical/Logical Operations
      2. Monitoring, Capacity and Maintenance
      3. Change and Configuration Management
      4. Managing Risks
      5. Security Training and Awareness
  5. Day 5
    1. Legal, Risk, Compliance
      1. Legal Concepts
      2. Intellectual Property
      3. Contract and Service-Level Agreements (SLA's)
      4. Assurance Frameworks and Certification
      5. CSA Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR)
    2. CCSP – Test Essential Knowledge
      1. Domain 1
      2. Domain 2
      3. Domain 3
      4. Domain 4
      5. Domain 5
      6. Domain 6

Boot camp

Boot camps are led by instructors that have years of industry experience and are recognized as subject matter experts.


This course is intended for enterprise systems architects, security administrators, systems and security engineers, security consultants, security engineers, and security managers.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
  • A microphone.
  • Speakers.
  • A webcam.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.7 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Zoom Meetings
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

You also have the option to purchase a physical copy of the text for an additional fee of $100.

  • CCSP (ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional Official Study Guide (Sybex)

Certification Requirements:

In order to obtain the CCSP certification, you must have:

  • At least five years of professional experience in the information technology field
  • Three of those years must be in information security, and one year must include experience in one of the six CCSP domains
  • Earning (ISC)²'s CISSP credential can be substituted for the entire CCSP experience requirement. However, you can become an Associate of (ISC)² by passing the exam without the required work experience.

Do you qualify to take the CCSP exam? View the experience requirements

Yes. You will have access to a study guide and CCSP certification questions through the practice exams included with this course. You will have unlimited attempts to answer these practice questions as part of this course.

CCSP salaries for certified professionals vary widely based on your location, role and experience. In the U.S., the average salary for a certified CCSP professional is $165,890 according to Infosec. Security professionals can expect to achieve a 27% boost in their salary, on average, after earning a CCSP certification.

The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) is a globally recognized security certification that shows employers you have the advanced skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure infrastructure and data applications within the cloud. It is a proven way to boost your career opportunities and salary potential and was listed in the 2021 Annual Salary Survey by Certification Magazine as the number one "certification that IT professionals plan to achieve next in their career."

Yes, you will be prepared for the ISC2 CCSP – Certified Cloud Security Professional exam. To sit for the exam, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • At least five years of professional experience in the information technology field
  • Three of those years must be in information security, and one year must include experience in one of the six CCSP domains
  • Earning ISC2's CISSP credential can be substituted for the entire CCSP experience requirement. However, you can become an Associate of ISC2 by passing the exam without the required work experience.

You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.

The boot camp is 5 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the boot camp to access all boot camp materials.

The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the Infosec Skills platform where you will be able to create support requests, as needed.

Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.

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