Course Overview

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13 Weeks
5 Credits
EU €700/Non-EU €1,000

Programme Descriptor

In this module, students will explore the world of cloud security and the critical importance it holds in today's digital landscape. Students will gain an understanding of approaches to designing and implementing rigorous security strategies, complemented by monitoring and detection methodologies that provide real-time insights and proactive responses. Students will gain an understanding of Identity and Access Management (IAM) best practices, including centralized management of authentication, authorisation, roles and policies, logging and auditing.

Students will be equipped with necessary practical expertise to protect varied cloud resources such as storage services (Object, Block, File, Queue), database platforms, compute offerings (Virtual Machines, serverless functions, containers), and networking configurations (Virtual Networks, Subnets, Firewalls, VPNs). Students will develop a holistic understanding of the challenges and intricacies of securing multi-faceted cloud-hosted environments and an awareness of the encompassing compliance and regulatory landscapes. This module was developed under the Cyber Skills HCI Pillar 3 Project. Please refer to consortium agreement for ownership.



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Yes, it is a fully online part-time course.

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A relevant ICT is desired and some IT experience is desired. Applications will be assed on an individual basis.

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