CCSK – Top Paid Certification in IT
Certification in I.T.
Certifications prove the Skills and Knowledge in a specified domain of Information Technology that’s why many times certifications form the minimum eligibility criteria with required experience for any job in Information Technology Field.
Certifications give required knowledge in a structured way that’s why certification make a level of standard for that skill set.
But a common question is “Which is the best certification to get maximum pay hike?”
The answer for the same is “ Currently Cloud is the most demanding and most growing field of IT. That is the reason candidates with Cloud certifications are in most demand and highly paid.”
So let’s have some more understanding of the top IT certification
The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) provides evidence that an individual has the required knowledge of concepts to secure a cloud infrastructure covering best practices and guidance.
CCSK Exam covers concepts of
- CSA Guidance
- CSA CCM & CAIQ, and
- ENISA whitepaper.
CSA also recommends reviewing all the materials in the CCSK preparation kit freely provided by CSA. But this preparation kit is not well enough to clear the examination.
Details of CCSK v4 exam
|1||Exam Cost||$395 USD|
|2||Number of attempts in first costing||2|
|3||Exam type||Only in the English Language
Open Book, timed, multiple-choice examination
Can choose to take the test any time of the day or night from anywhere
|4||Exam Time||90 Minutes|
|6||Body of knowledge||CSA Security Guidance for Critical
Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing V3, English language version, and the ENISA report “Cloud Computing: Benefits, Risks, and Recommendations for Information Security
|7||Questions ________||87% Questions based on CSA Guidance
7% Based on CSA`s CCM 3.0.1
6% ENISA Report
|9||Level of Exam||Moderate only If prepared properly|
Domains covered in CCSKv4
|Domain||CCSK v4 Domains|
|Domain 02||Governance and Enterprise Risk Management|
|Domain 03||Legal Issues: Contracts and Electronic Discovery|
|Domain 04||Compliance and Audit Management|
|Domain 05||Information Management and Data Security|
|Domain 06||Interoperability and Portability|
|Domain 07||Traditional Security, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery|
|Domain 08||Data Center Operations|
|Domain 09||Incident Response|
|Domain 10||Application Security|
|Domain 11||Encryption and Key Management|
|Domain 12||Identity, Entitlement, and Access Management|
|Domain 14||Security as a Service|
|7%||Separate Doc||CSA`s CCM 3.0.1|
|6%||Separate Doc||ENISA Cloud Computing: Benefits, Risks, and Recommendations for Information Security|