Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer Exam Preparation

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This learning path is still in development and requires additional content to cover all of the points assessed in the exam. We are busy working on new content to fill the gaps. Until then, the courses and labs currently available in this Learning Path will allow you to get started in preparing for this certification.


This learning path is designed to help you prepare for the Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer exam. Candidates who pass the exam will earn the Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer certification.

The Professional Cloud Security Engineer exam tests your knowledge of five subject areas.

Learning Objectives

  • Configuring access within a cloud solution environment
  • Configuring network security
  • Ensuring data protection
  • Managing operations within a cloud solution environment
  • Ensuring compliance

Intended Audience

  • People who want to become Google Cloud Platform security engineers
  • People preparing for the Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer exam


  • Basic understanding of cloud concepts such as virtual machines, containers, and networking


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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

This course introduces you to the fundamentals of Google Cloud Platform, including App Engine, Kubernetes Engine, Compute Engine, storage, BigQuery, Cloud Firestore, and app deployment.

2 labs

This lab will show you two methods for connecting to Linux VM instances over SSH.

3 courses

This course shows you how to create and set up new GCP projects and give users permission to access project resources. You learn how to enable APIs for a project and create budgets and configure monitoring for resources and services.

4 courses

This course uses a case study to show how to apply the design principles of security, compliance, disaster recover to meet real-world requirements.

5 labs

This Lab introduces you to all of the key concepts and trade-offs that you need to understand to work effectively with Google Cloud Storage.

6 courses

This course covers Google Cloud systems operations, providing insight and practical information across the complete set of GCP features.

7 labs

In this lab you will create an instance group that will hold the VMs in your environment, then you will attach a load balancer to the group.

8 courses

To help you get the most out of the security tools offered in Google Cloud Platform, this course covers how to properly manage IAM, service accounts, and audit logs.

9 labs

In this lab you will understand core concepts of Google Cloud KMS, you will create a Key Ring and a symmetric encryption key.

10 courses

This course guides you through the key steps to configure a virtual private cloud (VPC) on Google Cloud Platform.

11 labs

In this Lab, you'll create a basic network infrastructure composed of a VPC, two Subnets in different regions, and two firewall rules that will filter the ingress traffic.

12 courses

This hands-on tutorial teaches you monitoring, testing, managing, and troubleshooting your GCP app infrastructure.

13 labs

In this lab, you will understand the best practices to monitor a compute engine instance by viewing the usage, creating alert policies and creating a chart.

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