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Diploma in Cloud Security - 23rd January 2024

Diploma in Cloud Security - 23rd January 2024 is a course run by City Colleges, Dublin. Diploma in Cloud Security - 23rd January 2024 gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Cloud Security - 23rd January 2024 at City Colleges, please review the details below.

Diploma in Cloud Security

Course Dates

Next Course Commencing:

23rd January 2024


10 weeks, 1 evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm


Course Award


City Colleges Diploma – With preparation to take CompTIA’s Cloud+ certification examination (Taking this exam is optional)


Course Fee

Live – Online:






Call +353 1 4160034


Course Overview


This Cloud Security course will give you the skills needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments that support the high availability of business systems and data.

It will allow you to view cloud-based infrastructure services in the context of broader IT systems operations regardless of the platform. Migrating to the cloud presents opportunities to deploy, optimize, and protect mission critical applications and data storage. This course will validate the technical skills needed to secure these valuable assets.

The reality of operating multi-cloud environments poses new challenges. Cloud Security is ideal for cloud engineers who need to have expertise across multiple products and systems.


Why Cloud Security?


  • Ireland has 2nd highest demand for Cybersecurity professionals from around the world
  • Demand for Cloud Security skills has been predicted to grow by 115% over the next four years
  • Cloud Security Engineer Base salary in Ireland is €68k


Course Modules

  1. Understanding Cloud Concepts.
  • Recognize Cloud Concepts
  • Recognize Cloud Terms
  • Understand the Troubleshooting Methodology
  1. Planning and Designing a Cloud Environment
  • Meet Cloud Business Requirements
  • Design Capacity Planning and Requirements


  1. Administering Cloud Resources
  • Manage Cloud Administration
  • Manage Compute Resources in the Cloud
  • Manage Memory Resources


  1. Managing Cloud Storage
  • Understand Cloud Storage Types
  • Configure Cloud Storage Solutions
  • Configure Cloud Storage Protocols and RAID


  1. Managing Networks in the Cloud
  • Deploying Cloud Network Services
  • Identify Cloud Network Infrastructure Components


  1. Securing and Troubleshooting Networks in the Cloud
  • Secure a Network in a Cloud Environment
  • Troubleshooting Cloud Connectivity


  1. Managing Cloud Migrations and Troubleshooting Cloud Deployments
  • Manage Cloud Migrations
  • Troubleshoot Cloud Deployment and Migration Issues


  1. Managing Cloud Automation and Orchestration
    • Understand Cloud Automation and Orchestration Techniques
    • Troubleshoot Automation and Orchestration in the Cloud


  1. Understanding Cloud Security Concepts
    • Administer Identity and Access Management in the Cloud
    • Topic 9B: Manage Cloud Operating System and Application Security
    • Topic 9C: Manage Data Security and Compliance in the Cloud


  1. Managing Cloud Security
    • Implement Security Measures in the Cloud Domain
    • Topic 10B: Troubleshoot Cloud Security


  1. Managing Cloud Performance
    • Operate Efficiently in the Cloud
    • Topic 11B: Accomplish Cloud Operations Tasks
    • Topic 11C: Optimize Cloud
    • Topic 11D: Troubleshoot Common Cloud Performance Problems
  2. Managing Maintenance in the Cloud
    • Configure Logs, Monitoring, and Alerting for Cloud Services
    • Topic 12B: Manage Backup and Restore in the Cloud


  1. Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
    • Understand High Availability and Scaling in the Cloud
    • Manage Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
    • Manage Backup and Restore in the Cloud

Learning Outcomes

This course can benefit you in two ways.

If you intend to take the CompTIA Cloud+ certification examination, this course can be a significant part of your preparation.

Today’s job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your cloud sysadmin skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any cloud administrator role.

On course completion, you will be able to:

  • Understand cloud concepts
  • Plan and design a cloud environment
  • Administer cloud resources
  • Manage cloud storage
  • Manage networks in the cloud
  • Secure and troubleshoot networks in the cloud
  • Manage cloud migrations and troubleshoot cloud deployments
  • Manage cloud automation and orchestration
  • Understand cloud security concepts
  • Manage cloud security
  • Manage cloud performance
  • Manage cloud maintenance
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery in the cloud


Entry Requirements


Laptop or PC with an operating system of Windows 8 or newer is fine for this course, but an iPad is not recommended.

CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide: Exam CV0–003





Attendance and Assessment:

A ‘Pass’ grade on both the digital assignment(s) (Project(s)) as well as in-class participation is required to achieve the Diploma. A ‘Fail’ grade will result in a Certificate of Attendance for the course but without the Diploma being awarded.

Students must attend at least 8 of the 10 course evenings to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided. Likewise, the Project must be uploaded on the due date unless a sound reason for lateness is provided. In such instances, an extension may be awarded at the discretion of the lecturer.


Thomas Owen

Thomas Owen has over 20 years of experience in information technology and cybersecurity scattered across multiple industries:  consulting, financial, healthcare, government, and educational.  During his career, he has held multiple C-level positions including roles as Chief Information Officer as well as Chief Information Security Officer for multiple organisations.

Thomas also has a BS in Technology Management as well as over 15 industry certifications covering topics such as cybersecurity, project management, information technology, and training.

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Training ProviderCity Colleges
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course QualificationDiploma
Awarding Body DetailsCity Colleges Diploma
Course Start Date23rd January 2024
Course Duration10 weeks
Course Time10 weeks, 1 evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm
Course FeeClassroom: €995 (€1095 if paying by installments) Live Online: €895 (€995 if paying by installments)
Phone+353 1 416 0034
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