Google Cloud VPC Service Controls


VPC Service Controls allow you to limit access to Google Cloud services based on context-aware attributes such as IP address or user identity.  It can define security parameters to isolate your resources and reduce the risk of data exfiltration/data breach.

Learning Objectives

  • What VPC Service Controls are and what they can do
  • How to set up a perimeter to block access to certain Google APIs
  • How to link two perimeters together using a bridge
  • How to access the audit logs for VPC Service Controls 

Intended Audience

  • Cloud Architects
  • Security Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Anyone preparing for a Google Cloud certification


  • Access to a GCP account
About the Author
Daniel Mease, opens in a new tab
Google Cloud Content Creator
Learning paths

Daniel began his career as a Software Engineer, focusing mostly on web and mobile development. After twenty years of dealing with insufficient training and fragmented documentation, he decided to use his extensive experience to help the next generation of engineers.

Daniel has spent his most recent years designing and running technical classes for both Amazon and Microsoft. Today at Cloud Academy, he is working on building out an extensive Google Cloud training library.

When he isn’t working or tinkering in his home lab, Daniel enjoys BBQing, target shooting, and watching classic movies.

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