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Cloud Security (CCSK) online training

IMF Academy

3 months
2495 EUR/year
2495 EUR/year
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The Cloud Security (CCSK) online training online training at the IMF Academy is a unique training package that offers far more than the 3-day in-class training. 


Key facts:

  • The Cloud Security (CCSK) online training online training at the IMF Academy is a blended program. You can start the self-paced part immediately. The online training covers all the official CSA courseware, the 14 domains of CCSK plus CCM (Cloud Control Matrix) and ENISA. Included are labs to show you how to create a secure Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure architecture. The same principles apply also to other IaaS providers. 
  • As an extra you get 5 sessions of 2 hours to speed up your learning process, boost your job performance and successfully pass the CCSK exam. Moreover, you will get additional labs on CAIQ, APIs, CI/CD, DevSecOps, and more. You will have access to e-learning on cloud adoption essentials, and you will receive 3 months coaching with weekly development calls (group coaching and 1-on-1).
  • The program will coach you in 3 months to pass the CCSK exam and will change the way you (and your team) work. You will be assisted with ongoing support by the trainer.


About the CCSK exam

The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is a web-based, multiple-choice exam of individual competency in key cloud security issues. The test is a 60 question, timed examination, which must be completed within 90 minutes. Should you fail the first time, you can try again without any additional costs.

Programme Structure

This online Cloud Security (CCSK) training will help you to:

  • Perform risk assessments of cloud solutions and proposals
  • Manage cloud computing risk
  • Understand security controls for public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud
  • Control the IT supply chain and the cloud environment
  • Learn cloud control best practices
  • Get an overview of cloud providers and secure cloud architecture
  • Select real world security controls
  • Understand Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure security
  • Pass the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) exam

Do you want to have a solid fundamental and technical understanding of cloud computing and Cloud Security? Do you want to understand and mitigate cloud security and risk? Do you want to pass the CCSK exam on short notice? Then this is the training you are searching for.


Your trainer is one of the most experienced independent Cloud Security trainers in the world. Of course he is an authorized Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) training partner.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

You can start with the online CCSK training immediately. As soon as we have received your payment we will send you your personal log-in code.




  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Only feedback on assignments and exams
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Cloud Security online training is designed to interest any IT professional and there is no requirement for preliminary knowledge of or understanding on this subject matter. To pass the CCSK exam you do not need to have any specific knowledge about the cloud.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2495 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2495 EUR per year during 3 months.
  • National

    2495 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2495 EUR per year during 3 months.

The fee for the CCSK exam (value € 250) is included in the training fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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