Cloud Computing is already considered as a necessary component to most company in establishing their IT infrastructure. To ensure the environment is secure and can sustain against current security attack, company need security specialists with cloud computing security knowledge.

IT auditors or IT security auditors need to be equipped with latest cloud audit knowledge in order to review and audit if the established cloud computing environment is able to meet the cloud security compliance and corporate governance requirements.

Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) training course will enrich you to have the required skills.

Course Outline

Enroll for CCAK training course from Hatter Company Limited accredited by ISACA and APMG. The CCAK is the first credential available to industry professionals to demonstrate their expertise in auditing cloud computing systems. The CCAK course was developed by Cloud Security Alliance, a global leader in cloud security best practices, in partnership with ISACA.

In this course you will learn about unique challenges of auditing the cloud, ensuring the right controls for confidentiality, integrity and accessibility, in addition to mitigating risks and costs of audit management and non-compliance.

CCAK Core Areas

  • Cloud Governance
  • Cloud Compliance
  • Cloud Auditing
  • Cloud Assurance
  • CSA Tools: CCM, CAIQ and STAR Program

Course Modules

  1. Cloud Governance
  2. Cloud Compliance Program
  3. CCM and CAIQ Goals, Objectives and Structure
  4. A Threat Analysis Methodology for Cloud Using CCM
  5. Evaluating a Cloud Compliance Program
  6. Cloud Auditing
  7. CCM: Auditing Controls
  8. Continuous Assurance and Compliance
  9. STAR Program

CCAK Core Areas

Course Modules

  • Cloud Governance
  • Cloud Compliance
  • Cloud Auditing
  • Cloud Assurance
  • CSA Tools: CCM, CAIQ and STAR Program
  1. Cloud Governance
  2. Cloud Compliance Program
  3. CCM and CAIQ Goals, Objectives and Structure
  4. A Threat Analysis Methodology for Cloud Using CCM
  5. Evaluating a Cloud Compliance Program
  6. Cloud Auditing
  7. CCM: Auditing Controls
  8. Continuous Assurance and Compliance
  9. STAR Program

Learning Benefits

After completing this course, you will learn how to:

  • assess cloud security through appropriate methods and techniques and use them to evaluate a cloud service prior to and during the provision of the service.
  • ensure that a cloud service is compliant with the company requirements and is aligned with the governance approach of the organization.

In addition, the CCAK will give those individuals with an auditing role and background the necessary knowledge to be able to update their expertise from on-prem IT security auditing to cloud and hybrid security auditing.


Class Options

Hatter offers different instructor-led class options to suit your CCAK training need:

Mode Target Audience Included
2-day course Full day
  • Individuals with more experience in IT auditing
  • Training Kit (Training material, CCAK eBook, Question Bank)
  • Exam token (inclusive)
3-day course
(with lab session)
Full day
  • Individuals fulfilling prerequisite* but with less experience in IT auditing
  • Those who prefers a training mode with hands-on lab session
Evening course 3-hour class in 5 evenings
  • Individuals with more experience in IT auditing
Exam Preparation & Practice (P&P) Workshop 2 half-day
  • Individuals who have mastered the study materials and prefer to have explanations on tough topics with selected questions from question bank
  • Training Kit (Training material, CCAK eBook, Question Bank)

Prerequisites
To ensure your success in these classes you should have some working knowledge of cloud, cloud security and some basic understanding of IT risk and audit.

Mode

Full Day

Target Audience
  • Individuals with more experience in IT auditing
Included
  • Training Kit (Training material, CCAK eBook, Question Bank)
  • Exam token (inclusive)

Mode

Full Day

Target Audience
  • Individuals fulfilling prerequisite* but with less experience in IT auditing
  • Those who prefers a training mode with hands-on lab session
Included
  • Training Kit (Training material, CCAK eBook, Question Bank)
  • Exam token (inclusive)

Mode

3-hour class in 5 evenings

Target Audience
  • Individuals with more experience in IT auditing
Included
  • Training Kit (Training material, CCAK eBook, Question Bank)
  • Exam token (inclusive)

Mode

2 half-day

Target Audience
  • Individuals who have mastered the study materials and prefer to have explanations on tough topics with selected questions from question bank
Included
  • Training Kit (Training material, CCAK eBook, Question Bank)

Prerequisites
To ensure your success in these classes you should have some working knowledge of cloud, cloud security and some basic understanding of IT risk and audit.


Class Dates & Fee

2-day course 3-day course Evening course

Exam Preparation & Practice (P&P) Workshop



Trainer Experience

Dr. Ricci Ieong is one of the course developers and one of the four pioneer trainers of the CCAK course worldwide. Dr. Ieong is a qualified Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) instructor and grandfathered to teach the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK). He is also an authorized ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).

Apart from running his consulting business, Dr. Ieong delivers lectures in local universities. He is both an Adjunct Assistant Professor teaching Cybersecurity courses and an authorized trainer in AWS Academy in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He teaches Applied Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies course at Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).

Dr. Ieong is the former Vice Chairman of professional development of Cloud Security Alliance (HK & Macau Chapter) and has served on CSA Cloud Incident Response Working Group and Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) Working Group. He is an active speaker at numerous security events, including CSA summits, in Hong Kong and throughout APAC. He is one of the recipients of 2021 Ron Knode Service Award awarded by CSA.


Why become ISACA member?

As an ISACA member, you belong to a community of professionals that share mutual goals, interests and commitments. Becoming involved with your local chapter and attending ISACA events will allow you to make valuable connections with peers, share knowledge and discover new opportunities in your profession.

ISACA membership sets you apart from other IT professionals by signifying that you are:

  • Dedicated to best practices and successful results
  • Committed to professional growth and advancement
  • Helping to advance your profession
  • A seeker of professional knowledge and a problem solver
  • Serious about continuing education
  • Connected with a highly regarded organization
  • Part of a global network of peers

Enquiries

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