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Security in Google Cloud Platform (SGCP)


Course Overview

Through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy the components of a secure GCP solution. Participants also learn mitigation techniques for attacks at many points in a GCP-based infrastructure, including Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks, phishing attacks, and threats involving content classification and use.

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
  • Developers of cloud applications.


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

  • Prior completion of Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure (GCF-CI) or equivalent experience
  • Prior completion of Networking in Google Cloud Platform (NGCP) 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

Course Objectives

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 Cloud Resource Manager, Cloud IAM.
  • Implementing IP traffic controls using VPC firewalls and Cloud Armor
  • Implementing Identity Aware Proxy
  • Analyzing changes to the configuration or metadata of resources with GCP audit logs
  • Scanning for and redact sensitive data with the Data Loss Prevention API
  • Scanning a GCP deployment with Forseti
  • Remediating important types of vulnerabilities, especially in public access to data and VMs
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 2 days

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 1,300.- €
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Currently no local training dates available.  For enquiries please write to info@fastlane.si.

11/05/2020 ― 12/05/2020 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Rome Course language: Italian Enroll
22/06/2020 ― 23/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Rome Course language: Italian Enroll
24/08/2020 ― 25/08/2020 Milan Enroll
21/09/2020 ― 22/09/2020 Rome Enroll
Latin America
13/05/2020 ― 14/05/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese Enroll
26/08/2020 ― 27/08/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese Enroll
Asia Pacific
10/06/2020 ― 11/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: Asia/Shanghai Course language: English Enroll
Middle East
16/09/2020 ― 17/09/2020 Online Training Time zone: Asia/Jerusalem Course language: English Enroll
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