Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer Exam Preparation

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Description

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.

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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

Prerequisites

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

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Training Content

1
Course - Beginner - 46m
Overview of Google Cloud Platform
In this course, you'll learn about GCP services such as compute, storage, and networking, and how to create virtual machines and web apps using the Google Cloud Console and gcloud CLI.
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Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Overview of Google Cloud Platform
Knowledge Check: Overview of Google Cloud Platform
3
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 45m
Connect to Google Compute Engine (GCE) Linux VM Instances Using SSH
This lab will show you two methods for connecting to Linux VM instances over SSH.
4
Course - Beginner - 30m
Setting up a Google Cloud Platform Environment
In this course, you will learn how to create and set up new GCP projects, assign roles to users, learn how to enable APIs, set up budgets, and monitor spending.
5
Course - Intermediate - 1h 8m
Designing a Google Cloud Infrastructure
This course uses a case study to show how to apply the design principles of security, compliance, and disaster recovery to meet real-world requirements.
6
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 15m
Working with Google Cloud Storage from the Console
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.
7
Course - Intermediate - 1h 49m
Google Cloud Platform: Systems Operations
This course covers Google Cloud systems operations, providing insight and practical information across the complete set of GCP features.
8
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 45m
Balance the Traffic to Compute Engine Instances Through a Load Balancer
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.
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Course - Intermediate - 29m
Configuring GCP Access and Security
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.
10
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Managing Encryption Keys With Google Cloud KMS
In this lab you will understand core concepts of Google Cloud KMS, you will create a Key Ring and a symmetric encryption key.
11
Course - Intermediate - 1h 20m
Implementing a GCP Virtual Private Cloud
This course explores how to implement virtual private clouds on the Google Cloud Platform.
12
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 30m
Create a Network Infrastructure with Google Virtual Private Cloud
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.
13
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Monitoring VPC and Firewall Operations With Network Telemetry
In this lab, you will enable flow logs for subnets inside a VPC and firewall rules logging to be able to monitor performed network operations.
14
Course - Intermediate - 40m
Configuring Private Google Access
This course explores four types of private access options that are available on Google Cloud.
15
Course - Advanced - 1h 13m
Managing Your Google Cloud Infrastructure
This hands-on tutorial teaches you monitoring, testing, managing, and troubleshooting your GCP app infrastructure.
16
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Monitor Compute Engine Resources Through Cloud Monitoring
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.
17
Course - Intermediate - 16m
Introduction to Google Cloud Data Loss Prevention
This course is a short introduction to Google Cloud Data Loss Prevention, which is a service that finds and de-identifies sensitive data, such as birthdates and credit card numbers.
18
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 45m
Inspecting and De-Identifying Data With Google Cloud Data Loss Prevention
In this lab, you will inspect data stored in Cloud Storage and understand the sensitive information therein.
19
Course - Intermediate - 55m
Introduction to Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
In this course, we’ll explore some of the ways that GKE implements a Kubernetes cluster.
20
Course - Intermediate - 36m
Securing the Deployment Pipeline on GCP
This course explores how to secure your deployment pipelines on GCP, covering the four main techniques to securely build and deploy containers.
21
Course - Intermediate - 19m
Logging and Monitoring Access Control on GCP
This course looks at how to control access to logging and monitoring on Google Cloud Platform through the use of permissions, roles, VPC Service Controls, and Logs Exporter.
22
Resource - Beginner - 2h
Recommended Reading for Google Cloud Professional Security Engineer Exam
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Exam - 1h 20m
Cert Prep: Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer
Cert Prep: Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer
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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).