2019 top Cloud Security Certifications

As Cloud Computing industry is ever evolving, the workforce has to be re-trained from time to time with updated skills and certifications in order to support the evolving environments.

Cloud Security industry is no exception as the workforce has to train their skills as per the new opportunities in order to live up to the horizon. And the best certification for an individual or the enterprise depends on variables such as industry demand, business needs, cloud platforms, and vendor agnostics.

Two such standout certifications which seem to be evergreen are

Certified Cloud Security Professional(CCSP)-  SANS Institute and ISC2 offer this certification which has succeeded in bagging great accords so far from the industry. From the past few years, Cloud Security Alliance and (ISC)2 have collaborated to design the CCSP certification to the core which helps candidates in designing, managing, and securing data along with applications and infrastructure in the cloud via best practices, policies, and procedures. The said certification also helps the candidates in learning about the basic cloud computing skills given them a strong platform to work for the service providers across the world. This exam costs around USD $580+ per attempt.

Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge(CCSK)- Cloud Security Alliance offers CCSK certification where candidates need to showcase their skills related to technicalities and abilities to develop holistic cloud security programs accepted on a global note. This exam costs around USD $386+ per attempt.

For those interested in serving the industry related to IaaS Services, there are various vendor-specific certifications that could help employees in getting trained in certifications related to AWS, Microsoft and others like Salesforce. Those trained in these skills can stay assured that their skills get the right kind of cognizance from the employers within no time.

Naveen Goud
Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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