There’s no skill set more in demand than cloud security. Need for cloud security skills is predicted to grow by 115% over the next five years - and right now those skills are worth a $15,000 salary premium.
Begin your cloud security career with GIAC because we have the certifications you need to succeed at any job role. Check out these top five cloud certifications and the training that’ll give you the skills you need to earn your certification.
1. GIAC Cloud Security Essentials (GCLD)
BEGIN your path into a cloud security career. Start with SANS SEC488 training and the GIAC Cloud Security Essentials (GCLD) certification. GCLD proves you’ve mastered:
- and reactionary techniques
needed to defend valuable cloud-based workloads at any enterprise.
If you’re a security analyst, engineer, or just new to the cloud, GCLD will take your career to the next level, qualifying you for cloud security job roles.
2. GIAC Public Cloud Security (GPCS)
Having the skills to secure and defend the big 3 cloud providers – AWS, GCP, and Azure – is essential for practitioners looking to become the go-to cloud expert at their organization.
Anyone working as a security analyst or engineer, or just looking to implement the best cloud platform solution for their organization would benefit from taking SANS SEC510 training and confirming skills learned with the GPCS certification.
3. GIAC Web Application Defender (GWEB)
Cloud security is now a key element of developing secure applications.
Practitioners holding the GWEB certification have the skills to recognize and mitigate security weaknesses in existing web applications.
For application developers, training with SANS SEC522 and then getting GWEB certified enhances your skill set and confirms to employers that you’ve got the whole package, from development skills to security.
4. GIAC Cloud Security Automation (GCSA)
Anyone working in DevOps knows that automation allows teams to build and deploy systems and applications more securely.
The GIAC Cloud Security Automation (GCSA) certification and the associated SANS SEC540 training course gives practitioners the tools they need to succeed in a public cloud or DevSecOps environment.
With GCSA, developers, security analysts, and software architects prove they can automate configuration management and ensure continuous integration, delivery, and monitoring.
5. GIAC Cloud Penetration Tester (GCPN)
As the premier cloud penetration testing certification, the GIAC Cloud Penetration Tester (GCPN) certification confirms that practitioners have advanced skills that are crucial to any enterprise.
Penetration testers, vulnerability analysts, and attack-focused security practitioners will build on their career security and flexibility by proving they can conduct cloud-focused penetration testing and assess the security of systems, networks, architecture, and technologies with SANS SEC588 training and the GCPN certification.
Take your career to the next level today by getting cloud certified with GIAC.