Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Security Engineer Certificate Online

Build your cloud platform security proficiency with Google Cloud security training and certificate courses that includes managing access, configuring network defenses, analyzing logs and managing incident response.

Franklin University has partnered with Coursera Campus to provide cutting-edge certificates to learners seeking to advance. Courses are open to all learners. No application required.

What You Will Learn

  • Build foundational skills used by successful cloud security engineers working with GCP
  • Examine Google Cloud security controls and security best practices, ranging from VPC networks and firewalls to API access controls and encryption
  • Learn to mitigate security vulnerabilities and practice securing resources with multiple Google Cloud services, such as Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Plan and prepare for the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Security Engineer certification exam

About the Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Network Engineer Professional Certificate

The role of security engineer, security specialist or security admin is not only essential in today’s high-tech world, it's also challenging. Knowledge and skill are powerful tools against challenges, so if you're committed to becoming more confident and skilled in cloud security, this certificate program is for you.

The Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Network Engineer Professional Certificate program can help you learn – and practice – designing and implementing secure workloads and infrastructure on Google Cloud.

This Professional Certificate is comprised of seven, self-paced courses that can help increase your proficiency in all aspects of cloud security, including access management, network security configuration, data protection and incident response.

In addition to interactive lessons, you’ll participate in a series of applied learning projects, ranging from assigning API permissions to providing access components within Google Cloud to leveraging network policies to apply restrictions and limit intra-cluster communication.

Even more importantly, the coursework in this certificate program features essential exam-related content, such as configuring access and network security, managing operations in a cloud solution environment, and security best practices, so you can have confidence in your preparation for Google Cloud certification.

Required Google Cloud Security Engineer Certificate Courses

Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

BEGINNER | Information Technology | Self-paced | 8 hours

Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure introduces important concepts and terminology for working with Google Cloud. Through videos and hands-on labs, this course presents and compares many of Google Cloud's computing and storage services, along with important resource and policy management tools.
Networking in Google Cloud: Defining and Implementing Networks

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 8 hours

This self-paced training course gives participants broad study of networking options on Google Cloud. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy Google Cloud networking technologies, such as Google Cloud Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networks, subnets and firewalls. The course also covers access control to networks, sharing networks and load balancing.
Networking in Google Cloud: Hybrid Connectivity and Network Management

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 8 hours

This self-paced training course builds on the Networking in Google Cloud: Defining and Implementing Networks course and enhances the study of networking options on Google Cloud. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, you explore and deploy Google Cloud networking technologies, such as common network design patterns, connectivity to Google Cloud VPC networks, and private connection options. The course also covers optimizing network performance and cost by using Network Service Tiers. You will also learn about billing and pricing. The course concludes by covering monitoring and logging features that can help you troubleshoot your Google Cloud network infrastructure.
Managing Security in Google Cloud

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 7 hours

This self-paced training course gives participants broad study of security controls and techniques on Google Cloud. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy the components of a secure Google Cloud solution, including Cloud Identity, Resource Manager, Cloud IAM, Virtual Private Cloud firewalls, Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud Peering, Cloud Interconnect, and VPC Service Controls. This is the first course of the Security in Google Cloud series. After completing this course, enroll in the Security Best Practices in Google Cloud course.
Security Best Practices in Google Cloud

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 12 hours

This self-paced training course gives participants broad study of security controls and techniques on Google Cloud. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy the components of a secure Google Cloud solution, including Cloud Storage access control technologies, Security Keys, Customer-Supplied Encryption Keys, API access controls, scoping, shielded VMs, encryption, and signed URLs. It also covers securing Kubernetes environments.
Mitigating Security Vulnerabilities on Google Cloud

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 6 hours

In this self-paced training course, participants learn mitigations for attacks at many points in a Google Cloud-based infrastructure, including Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks, phishing attacks, and threats involving content classification and use. They also learn about the Security Command Center, cloud logging and audit logging, and using Forseti to view overall compliance with your organization's security policies.
Hands-On Labs in Google Cloud for Security Engineers

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 5 hours

Security is an uncompromising feature of Google Cloud services, and Google Cloud has developed specific tools for ensuring safety and identity across your projects. In this course you will get added hands-on practice understanding and securing resources with multiple Google Cloud services including Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). This course is unlike other courses, in that it consists of one module of background videos, followed by a series of hands-on practice exercises on Google Cloud via Qwiklabs. The practice modules include no videos, lectures, or quizzes - just more practice on real Google Cloud. If you enjoyed this course, you can check out the full quest including a challenge lab that requires a solution to be built with minimal guidance. You will have an opportunity to earn a Google Cloud digital Skill Badge on completion as well! Visit - google.qwiklabs.com and look for ‘Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine’ and ‘Ensure Access & Identity in Google Cloud’.
Preparing for Your Professional Cloud Security Engineer Journey

BEGINNER | Computer Science | Self-paced | 7 hours

This course helps learners prepare for the Professional Cloud Security Engineer (PCSE) Certification exam. Learners will be exposed to and engage with exam topics through a series of lectures, diagnostic questions, and knowledge checks. After completing this course, learners will have a personalized workbook that will guide them through the rest of their certification readiness journey.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Security Engineer Professional Certificate cost?

When you enroll in this self-paced certificate program, you decide how quickly you want to complete each of the courses in the specialization. To access the courses, you pay a small monthly cost of $35, so the total cost of your Professional Certificate depends on you. Plus, you can take a break or cancel your subscription anytime.

How long does it take to finish the Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Security Engineer Professional Certificate?

You can expect to spend 2-3 months complete the courses and hands-on projects to earn your certificate.

What prior experience do I need to enroll?

This intermediate-level course is best for those with 3+ years of industry experience, a foundational understanding of information security, proficiency with Linux OX and command-line tools, the ability to comprehend code in Python or Javascript, and at least a year using Google Cloud to design and manage solutions.

What will I be able to do with my Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Security Engineer Professional Certificate?

Share this certificate with your professional network to showcase your cloud skills and readiness to advance in your career as a security engineer. It also means you've prepared for the top-ranked Google Cloud Professional Cloud Security Engineer certification exam.

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