Learn best practices in cloud security and how the Google Cloud security model can help protect your technology stack. Security Engineers actively assess existing Google Cloud implementations, identifying potential security issues, and prioritizing solutions.

This Google Cloud certification uses lectures, demos, and hands-on labs to teach you about a variety of Google Cloud security controls and techniques. You’ll explore the components of Google Cloud and deploy a secure solution on the platform. You’ll also learn how to mitigate attacks at several points in a Google Cloud-based infrastructure, including distributed denial-of-service attacks, phishing attacks, and threats involving content classification and use.

MDEC Digital Up Campaign: Enjoy up to RM2,500 Training Fee Reimbursement when you sign-up and attend this course from 15 July – 30 Sept 2023 (Open to Malaysians, Employed, Unemployed, Fresh Graduates, OR Gig workers aged 21-55 years old).

Skills Covered

This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Understanding the Google approach to security Managing administrative identities using Cloud Identity.
  • Implementing least privilege administrative access using Google Resource Manager, Cloud IAM.
  • Implementing IP traffic controls using VPC firewalls and Google Cloud Armor.
  • Implementing Identity-Aware Proxy.
  • Analyzing changes to the configuration or metadata of resources with Cloud audit logs.
  • Securing a Kubernetes environment.
  • Scanning for and redacting sensitive data with the Cloud Data Loss Prevention API.
  • Scanning a Google Cloud deployment with Forseti.
  • Mitigating important types of vulnerabilities, especially in public access to data and VMs

Who Should Attend

This class is intended for the following job roles:

  • [Cloud] information security analysts, architects, and engineers.
  • Information security/cybersecurity specialists.
  • Cloud infrastructure architects.
  • Additionally, the course is intended for Google and partner field personnel who work with customers in those job roles.
  • The course should also be useful to developers of cloud applications.

Course Curriculum


To get the most out of this course, participants should have:

  • Prior completion of Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure or equivalent experience
  • Prior completion of Networking in Google Cloud Platform or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of foundational concepts in information security:
  • Fundamental concepts: vulnerability, threat, attack surface confidentiality, integrity, availability
  • Common threat types and their mitigation strategies
  • Public-key cryptography
  • Public and private key pairs
  • Certificates Cipher types
  • Key width Certificate authorities
  • Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets
  • Layer encrypted communication
  • Public key infrastructures Security policy
  • Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
  • Systems Operations experience, including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment
  • Reading comprehension of code in Python or JavaScript

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