Information Security Training – Procuring Cloud Services

Information Security Training – Procuring Cloud Services is an in-depth course targeted at providing procurement executives with the necessary knowledge to confidently source Cloud services. This course is also beneficial to anyone involved with the cloud versus in-house decision making process.

What will be learned?

The delegates will learn what The Cloud is, the risks and benefits associated with it and the components to consider when tendering or procuring Cloud services to effectively address security risks and ensuring confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.

Course content

  • What the Cloud is, a short history and it’s framework.
  • The benefits associated with using the Cloud are explained versus in-house IT solutions.
  • The risks associated with using the Cloud demonstrates a risk assessment process we also investigate the technical, legal and organizational risks to be considered.
  • Identify the five Key risks with using the Cloud and which Cloud assets are at risk.
  • Indentifying the key vunerabilities of Cloud services.
  • Learn about the information assurance framework, assess the risk of adopting the Cloud, comparing Cloud providers and how to obtain assurance from selected providers.
  • An in-depth analysis of the information assurance requirements, this topic includes supply-chain assurance, personal security, operational security and business continuity management.
  • Questionnaires to Suppliers. This is a workshop which will allow the delegates to formulate a useful questionnaire to use for their supplier selection process.

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