Is This for You?

This course is appropriate for IT professionals seeking to strengthen their understanding of cloud security management concepts and practices.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 15 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
15 hours

About This Course

In this course, you’ll learn about cloud security management. You’ll explore cloud transition scenarios, how to secure the cloud perimeter, the importance of access control, common cloud threats, and cloud model security considerations. You’ll also learn about the different types of data and how to securely manage data.

You’ll examine different types of compliance, privacy rights, and protection policies. You’ll also learn about different types of risk and how to properly manage risks. And you’ll learn about risk auditing, business continuity, and disaster recovery.

In addition, you’ll learn the different cloud compliance procedures that should be followed by service providers and data owners, as well as the various cloud-specific legal compliance guidelines.


Module 1 – Operations Security

Module 2 – Architecture Security

Module 3 – Data Security

Module 4 – Risk Management

Module 5 – Platform & Infrastructure Security

Module 6 – Legal & Compliance

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Aims and Objectives

This course will build on what you’ve learned about cloud security in other Pitman Training courses or from your own work experience.


Cloud+ and Security+ or equivalent

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

This course will be helpful to IT professionals seeking to gain an understanding of more advanced cloud security concepts from a systems management perspective.

What's the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.