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Introduction to Google Cloud Security Course Outline

Module 1: Get Started with Google Cloud Security

  • Introduction to Google Cloud Security
  • Why Google Cloud Security?

Module 2: Understanding Identity in the Cloud

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • GCP Resource Hierarchy
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Navigating IAM
  • Adding IAM Roles
  • Service Accounts
  • Custom Roles
  • Edit IAM Policy
  • IAM Best Practices

Module 3: Infrastructure Security

Securing GCP Network Infrastructure

  • Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Firewall Basics
  • Viewing Firewall Rules
  • Create Targeted Firewall Rule
  • Automate Firewalls Rules for Webserver
  • Limiting Exposure
  • Google Cloud VPN
  • Bastion Host
  • Interactive Serial Console
  • Routes
  • Private Google Access
  • Network IAM Roles

Securing your Operating System

  • OS Security Overview
  • Limit OS Access by Location
  • OS Updates
  • Securing Scaling Instance Groups
  • SSH Keys and Metadata
  • Securing SSH Access to Linux Instance
  • Linux Access and IAM Roles
  • Window Instance Access Management
  • OS Security Best Practices and Acceptable Use

Module 4: Data Security

Securing your Data

  • Securing Cloud Storage
  • Cloud Storage IAM Roles
  • Demonstrating Storage IAM Scopes
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Signed URLs
  • Database Security

Module 5: Monitoring, Alerting, and Auditing

Monitoring GCP

  • Logging and Monitoring with Stackdriver
  • Viewing Stackdriver Logs
  • Exporting Logs
  • Monitoring and Alerts

Google Cloud Platform and Auditing

  • Compliance on Google Cloud Platform

Module 6: Encryption Essentials

GCP Encryption Options

  • Encryption on Google Cloud Platform
  • Key Management Service
  • Encryption Demonstration with KMS

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There are no prerequisites for this course.


This course is for IT Professionals who want to learn about Google Cloud Technologies.

Introduction to Google Cloud Security ​Course Overview

This course will teach the core fundamentals necessary to secure your Google Cloud environment properly and manage who has access to what resources. This course focuses on identity and access management, securing GCP network infrastructure, securing operating system and data.

In IAM, delegates will learn about GCP resource hierarchy, navigating IAM, adding IAM roles, service account, custom roles, and edit IAM policy. They will acquire knowledge of how to secure GCP network infrastructure. Delegates will go through Virtual Private Cloud, firewall basics, and automate firewall rules for a web server, and network IAM roles. This course describes how to secure your operating system. Delegates will learn about securing scaling instance groups, SSH keys and metadata, securing SSH access to Linux instances and IAM roles.

This course describes cloud storage IAM roles, ACLs, and database security. Delegates will learn about GCP logging and monitoring with stackdriver. They will also acquire knowledge of encryption on Google Cloud Platform and key management services.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


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Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


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This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


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Frequently asked questions


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course is for IT Professionals who want to learn about Google Cloud Technologies.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Introduction to Google Cloud Security certification in Australia starts from AUD2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Introduction to Google Cloud Security.

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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