SANS Institute/SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations

SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations Certification Training Course Overview

As the storage of data’s and infrastructure via cloud is been used by majority of the organizations around the globe, security is becoming a major priority for using cloud. In this course you will be learning the ways to tackle the issues and making the security for cloud stronger. You will be learning on security technical principles and controls of all major cloud types (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS). You will be learning about Cloud Security Alliance Frame work for cloud control areas risk assessment in cloud areas.


  • Security Analysts
  • Security Architects
  • Senior Security Engineers
  • Technical Security Managers
  • Security Monitoring Analysts
  • Cloud Security Architects
  • DevOps and DevSecOps Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Cloud Administrators

SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations Course schedule & Prices

Course Details Schedule
Live Virtual Classroom (Instructor-Led)
Duration : 5 Days (10 Days for 4 Hours/Day)
Fee : 1,800 (Includes Taxes) 
9 AM - 5 PM (Flexible Time Slots for 4 hours option)

Client's Location
As per mutual convenience
Classroom Training (Available: London, Dubai, India, Sydney, Vancouver)
Duration : On Request
Fee : On Request
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Course Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge to understand TCP/IP, network security & security architecture
  • Knowledge in Linux Command line skills


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to accomplish:

  • To ensure cloud security is properly addressed by revising and building its internal policies
  • Will be able to promptly understand all the important angles of cloud risk which also includes other threats, vulnerabilities and impact
  • Illumination all the major topics of security and the risk which are aligned with other cloud deployment models like SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
  • Knowing in depth on Cloud Access Security Brokers which will be more effective for protecting and monitoring the SaaS deployments
  • Developing all the layers of security for hybrid cloud environment, right from hypervisors and up to the layer controls of application
  • Being more informative and exploring the  basic virtualization of the security controls of hypervisor
  • Designing and implementation of network security access controls and monitoring the capabilities  which are involved in a public cloud environment
  • Designing a hybrid cloud network architecture which includes IPSec tunnels
  • Integration of cloud identity and access management (IAM) under security architecture
  • Evaluation and implementation of various types of cloud encryption and its formats
  • Developing a architecture of multi-tier cloud in a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), using the subnets, zones availability , gateways, and NAT
  • Integration of  security under DevOps teams, which will effectively create a structure of  DevSecOps team
  • Building a automated deployment workflows using AWS and native tools
  • In cloud environments, Incorporating vulnerability management, scanning, and penetration testing
  • Building an automated and a flexible detection and response programs with help of tools like AWS-IR, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and AWS Lambda
  • To automate and easily execute operational tasks by leveraging the AWS CLI
  • Creation and usage of an enterprise automation platform, Ansible, to automate configuration and orchestration tasks
  • Using automation tools like CloudWatch, CloudFormation, etc... For integrating the automated security controls in the cloud security program