Diploma in Cloud Security at City Colleges

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Enrollment is open for the Diploma in Cloud Security at City Colleges. The Diploma will give you the skills needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments that support the high availability of business systems and data.

It will allow you to view cloud-based infrastructure services in the context of broader IT systems operations regardless of the platform. Migrating to the cloud presents opportunities to deploy, optimize, and protect mission critical applications and data storage. This course will validate the technical skills needed to secure these valuable assets.

The reality of operating multi-cloud environments poses new challenges. Cloud Security is ideal for cloud engineers who need to have expertise across multiple products and systems.

Next Course Commencing:

February 2023


10 weeks, 1 evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm

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Diploma in Cloud Security at City Colleges

  • Ireland has 2nd highest demand for Cybersecurity professionals from around the world.
  • Demand for Cloud Security skills has been predicted to grow by 115% over the next four years
  • Cloud Security Engineer Base salary in Ireland is €68k

Course Modules

  1. Understanding Cloud Concepts.
  • Recognize Cloud Concepts
  • Recognize Cloud Terms
  • Understand the Troubleshooting Methodology
  1. Planning and Designing a Cloud Environment
  • Meet Cloud Business Requirements
  • Design Capacity Planning and Requirements


  1. Administering Cloud Resources
  • Manage Cloud Administration
  • Manage Compute Resources in the Cloud
  • Manage Memory Resources


  1. Managing Cloud Storage
  • Understand Cloud Storage Types
  • Configure Cloud Storage Solutions
  • Configure Cloud Storage Protocols and RAID


  1. Managing Networks in the Cloud
  • Deploying Cloud Network Services
  • Identify Cloud Network Infrastructure Components


  1. Securing and Troubleshooting Networks in the Cloud
  • Secure a Network in a Cloud Environment
  • Troubleshooting Cloud Connectivity


  1. Managing Cloud Migrations and Troubleshooting Cloud Deployments
  • Manage Cloud Migrations
  • Troubleshoot Cloud Deployment and Migration Issues


  1. Managing Cloud Automation and Orchestration
    • Understand Cloud Automation and Orchestration Techniques
    • Troubleshoot Automation and Orchestration in the Cloud


  1. Understanding Cloud Security Concepts
    • Administer Identity and Access Management in the Cloud
    • Topic 9B: Manage Cloud Operating System and Application Security
    • Topic 9C: Manage Data Security and Compliance in the Cloud


  1. Managing Cloud Security
    • Implement Security Measures in the Cloud Domain
    • Topic 10B: Troubleshoot Cloud Security


  1. Managing Cloud Performance
    • Operate Efficiently in the Cloud
    • Topic 11B: Accomplish Cloud Operations Tasks
    • Topic 11C: Optimize Cloud
    • Topic 11D: Troubleshoot Common Cloud Performance Problems
  2. Managing Maintenance in the Cloud
    • Configure Logs, Monitoring, and Alerting for Cloud Services
    • Topic 12B: Manage Backup and Restore in the Cloud


  1. Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
    • Understand High Availability and Scaling in the Cloud
    • Manage Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
    • Manage Backup and Restore in the Cloud

Offering students superb tuition, innovative and flexible study modes, the best and most up-to-date study materials, and a relentless commitment to personal attention, City Colleges represent a completely novel approach to third-level professional education and examination preparation.

Many of Ireland’s leading lecturers in the areas of Law, Accountancy, Business, Finance, Psychology, Criminology, Policing, Digital Marketing, Entertainment & the Arts, have come together to offer students a different kind of educational experience, one where the learner’s needs are paramount, and his or her expectations are constantly surpassed.

The City Colleges Group delivers programmes from two venues in Dublin (South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2 and Dundrum, Dublin 16) and a suite of on-line courses nationwide.

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Steven Galvin

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