Organizations worldwide are moving to the cloud. Yet, few of them have personnel qualified on cloud security. This situation is ideal for individuals that want to learn a new cyber domain. It also unlocks new employment opportunities.
The MCSE certification teaches you how to defend all the main cloud services. It covers AWS, GCP and Azure. You will learn how to harden the most common cloud services. Docker and Kubernetes are also covered.
MCSI Certifications are world-class. The content is cutting-edge, uniquely-designed, hands-on and challenging. Our exercises teach in-demand skills that are immediately applicable in the field. MCSI's unique approach helps students around the world advance their careers.
This Certification has no expiry date. It has no renewal fees, no hidden fees, and is accessible with no time limits.
MCSI Certified Cloud Security Engineer:
Secure users, groups and service accounts
Create and configure secure virtual private clouds
Detect and respond to cyber attacks against cloud services
Perform threat modeling of systems built in the cloud
Audit and assess the configuration of cloud services
Harden Docker, Docker images, roles and permissions, and control groups
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Terms and Conditions
No renewal fees
No hidden fees
No time limits
Proficiency in the English language
Ability to comfortably read and understand IT documentation written in English. Ideally, an IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6 (or equivalent).
Note: You can register for this course without having undertaken an English test.
At least two (2) years of experience working as a IT engineer or system administrator.
If you are new to the cloud then we strongly recommend that you complete our MCSF certification first.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the MCSI Method™?
Are solutions included in certifications and bundles?
No. Our method of teaching cyber security consists of challenging you with real-world problem statements that you're expected to research and solve by doing your own research. This is how you'll be expected to work in the field. When you fail an exercise, we provide you with constructive feedback to improve and try again.
Do the videos provides the answers to exercises?
No. The videos teach concepts, mindset, methodologies, procedures and professional skills such as report writing, interviewing and preparing proposals.
Do bundles, training content, or certificates ever expire? Am I expected to buy again in the future?
Once purchased, bundles and certificates are unlocked forever. They are no recurring or ongoing fees.
Do I need to buy the training and the certification separately?
No. The price provided covers both. You only pay once.
Do you offer any special offers and discounts?
If I can't solve the exercise where do I go for help?
We have an online forum where you can ask questions and our team of professional instructors will help you out.
An `Unofficial Curriculum` contains MCSI's practical exercises aligned to a non-MCSI Industry Certification syllabus.
We offer unofficial curriculums for the OSCP, ISACA CISA, ISACA CISM, ISACA CRISC, CCT ICE, CCSAS, CCT ACE.
Do you provide Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits?
Yes. Every single exercise offers CPE credits. The number of credits earned depends on the difficulty of the exercise completed. Below are the CPE Credits achieve for an exercise in each difficulty:
Novice exercises = 1 CPE credits
Advanced Beginner exercises = 2 CPE credits
Competent exercises = 5 CPE credits
Proficient exercises= 8 CPE credits
Beyond Proficient exercises = 16 CPE credits
Are MCSI courses/certifications recognized and have value outside of Australia?
Yes. MCSI certifications have value worldwide and are recognized by employers looking for individuals with practical cyber security skills.
MCSI's training is 100% practical with real cybersecurity problems designed to teach immediately applicable skills in the field. To solve our practical exercises, students must do their own research and develop their own solutions.
While completing exercises, students also develop their own comprehensive cybersecurity portfolio of skills. Individuals use this portfolio to demonstrate their cybersecurity competencies to solve real industry problems to future employers or hiring managers.
Do I need to complete an exam to receive MCSI Certification?
No. MCSI Certifications are completed by solving practical cybersecurity exercises.
This certification successfully prepares you for the following
Cloud Security Engineer
Training Curriculum and Certifications
Students unlock Certificates of Completion for every exercise they complete. Industry Certifications are unlocked upon achieving Skills Proficiency Milestones.
Obtain CPE points by solving exercises
Achieve multiple certifications
Receive help from instructors online
MCSI's MCSE certification covers all six levels of the Australian Signals Directorate's Cyber Skills Framework. You will achieve a certificate upon reaching each level. You will earn an industry certification at Level 5. Click here to learn more.
ASD Skills Proficiency Level
Curriculum Completion Requirement
Scenarios Completion Requirement
MCSI Cloud Security Learner
MCSI Novice Cloud Security Practitioner
MCSI Cloud Security Practitioner
MCSI Senior Cloud Security Practitioner
MCSI Certified Principal Cloud Security Practitioner
As an MCSI Certified Cloud Security Engineer you will be fully capable of performing the following:
Deploy and manage incident mitigation strategies and tools:
Isolating and hardening containers
Protecting system accounts and keys
Securing user and service accounts
Securing pods, clusters and secrets
Enforcing transport layer security
Creating virtual private clouds
Configure and manage cloud accounts securely:
Identity and Access Management
Network and Instance Security
Encryption and Storage Security
Virtualisation and Containers
Deliver advanced cloud security services:
Why MCSI’s Cloud Security Engineer Certification is World Class
Comprehensive, Effective, Exceeds Standards
Holders of the MCSE Certification have completed 200+ practical online exercises thus demonstrating that they have skills and knowledge in the following areas: transport layer security, cloud network monitoring, securing Docker, securing Kubernetes, incident response and digital forensics in the cloud.
Students who have obtained this Certification have demonstrated that they have achieved a deep understanding of how the most common cloud services work. They can assess the security posture of individual services and harden them to the highest level.
This Certification covers the most common cloud services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure. For example: IAM and OU policies, VPC, CloudTrail, Network Manager, Docker, Kubernetes, S3 Buckets, and SSO.