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Training, certificates, and educational resources based on CSA’s vendor-neutral research.



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CCAK Training

The Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge is the industry's first global cloud auditing credential.



Learn the core concepts, best practices and recommendations for securing an organization on the cloud regardless of the provider or platform. Covering all 14 domains from the CSA Security Guidance v4, recommendations from ENISA, and the Cloud Controls Matrix, you will come away understanding how to leverage the information from CSA’s vendor-neutral research to keep data secure on the cloud.



For those who learn best through hands-on exercises, the CCSK Plus covers everything in the regular CCSK course with added labs. During this intensive two-day course, you will learn to apply the knowledge from the lectures as you perform a series of exercises to complete a scenario bringing a fictional organization securely into the cloud.


CCSK Plus Labs

Audit & Compliance

The Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) is the first credential for cloud auditing. Demonstrate your expertise in understanding the essential principles of auditing cloud computing systems by completing this course and certificate.



Learn best practices and tools for cloud governance and compliance. After completing this training, you will understand best practices for leveraging controls frameworks such as the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM).


Cloud Governance & Compliance


Expanding on the basics of the CCSK Plus hands-on training, you will delve deep into practical cloud security and applied DevSecOps for enterprise-scale cloud deployments during this course.


Advanced Cloud Security Practitioner


Learn how to guide your clients towards better privacy in the cloud during the two-day GDPR Certification Lead Auditor and Consultant Training. This course will qualify auditors for the CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance certification, which offers organizations a means to demonstrate their compliance and data protection transparency.



CSA Knowledge Center

The CSA Knowledge Center is a centralized platform where you can access training based on CSA's vendor-neutral research. Creating an account on the Knowledge Center gives you access to free mini-courses, trainings and educational tools to help you better understand security in the cloud.

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How to Study


Download our Free Prep-Kit and tackle cloud security on your own. Purchase exam tokens separately.


Self-Paced Online

Take the course at your pace, at your speed, on your time. Register for Self-Paced CCSK Training now!


In-Person Training

If you value the ability to interact with an instructor face-to-face we recommend taking one of our in- person training course offered globally and at industry events.


Instructor-Led Online

With more flexibility than in-person training, students still have the opportunity to interact with an instructor and be a part of an online classroom.

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