About the certification


Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. The Cloud Security Foundation is an entry-level certification intended for IT professionals seeking to validate their knowledge of Cloud Security.

This exam includes topics such as Basic Cloud Concepts, Essential Characteristics, Cloud Security Models, Service Models, Deployment Models, Cloud Security Fundamentals and Information Security Controls Applicable to the Provision and Use of Cloud Services. This certification program is based on ISO/IEC 27017:2015 Information technology - Security techniques - Code of practice for information security controls based on ISO/IEC 27002 for cloud services.

The Cloud Security Foundation certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely-proctored exam. It includes 20 multiple-choice questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 30 minutes to complete the exam. Validate your knowledge of Cloud Security and advance your career. Register for your online exam now!

Exam details


Exam code

ITC-016

Launch date

March 30, 2017

Exam description

The Cloud Security Foundation exam tests the candidate knowledge in Cloud Security.

Current version

1.0

Exam format

Multiple choice; computer-based; closed book

Number of questions

20 questions

Passing score

70% (14 out of 20)

Exam duration

30 minutes

Level

Entry-level

Languages

English and Portuguese (Brazilian)

Exam description

Basic Cloud Concepts, Essential Characteristics, Cloud Security Models, Service Models, Deployment Models, Cloud Security Fundamentals and Information Security Controls Applicable to the Provision and Use of Cloud Services.

RECOMMENDED HOURS OF STUDY

16 hours

Recommended reading

• ISO/IEC 27017:2015 Information technology - Security techniques - Code of practice for information security controls based on ISO/IEC 27002 for cloud services

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification

Recommended experience

Six months of work experience in Cloud Security

Validity period

Lifetime

Cost

USD 150

How to get certified


1

Browse our certification programs and choose your certification.

2

Discover the exam objectives and prepare for your exam.

3

Register for your online proctored exam.

4

Take your online proctored exam in the comfort of your home or office.

5

Congratulations! You are certified!

Stackable Certifications


Earn 3 certifications and receive an integrator certification (designation).

Big Data Foundation

InfoSec Foundation

Cloud Security Foundation

Cloud Security Foundation

Data Security Specialist

Data Security Specialist

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