Data Protection and Encryption

7m 21s

This lesson walks you through the main security components of Google Cloud Platform and uses a case study to show you how these can be applied to a real-world example.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will understand how the following components can be used to secure your GCP environments:

  • Authentication
  • Roles
  • Service accounts
  • Data protection and encryption
  • Legislation and compliance

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about Google Cloud Platform.


To get the most from this lesson, you should already have a basic understanding of Google Cloud Platform.

About the Author
Guy Hummel, opens in a new tab
Azure and Google Cloud Content Lead
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Guy launched his first training website in 1995 and he's been helping people learn IT technologies ever since. He has been a sysadmin, instructor, sales engineer, IT manager, and entrepreneur. In his most recent venture, he founded and led a cloud-based training infrastructure company that provided virtual labs for some of the largest software vendors in the world. Guy’s passion is making complex technology easy to understand. His activities outside of work have included riding an elephant and skydiving (although not at the same time).

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