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Overview
The Cloud Security and FedRAMP compliance course provides students with an in-depth knowledge of cloud security requirements, cloud security issues, cloud computing architecture and security concepts for the three types of cloud computing: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) , Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), and explains what cloud service providers and agencies must do to understand the latest guidance provided by NIST and to meet the requirements for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).

This program is designed for both non-tech professionals such as contracts specialists, contracts administrators, directors of contracts and others.  It is also relevant to technology specialists who have to understand cloud computing concepts, FEDRAMP compliance and program initiatives.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing Architecture and Security Concepts
  • Know cloud computing architectures
  • Identify security challenges for the cloud
Module 2: Cloud Security Fundamentals
  • Identify cloud security fundamentals
  • Identify security benefits of the cloud
Module 3: Procuring Cloud Services for Federal Agencies
  • Define Assessment and Authorization roles and responsibilities
  • Know the requirements
Module 4: What is FedRAMP?
  • Know the purpose and focus of FedRAMP
  • Know the FedRAMP security requirements
  • How to evaluate and select a FedRAMP Cloud Service Provider (CSP)
Module 5 - Customer Responsibilities
  • Understand security responsibilities when using IaaS
  • Understand security responsibilities when using PaaS
  • Understand security responsibilities when using SaaS
Dates/Locations
July 28, 2021
The Westin Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island, SC
Travel Info
Standard: $1,000.00
Enhanced: $1,395.00
Register
Agenda
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
La Jolla, CA
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hilton Head Government Contracts Week - 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
DC Metro Area
A. An Introduction to Cloud Computing Architecture and Security Concepts
1. Know cloud computing architectures
2. Identify security challenges for the cloud

B. Cloud Security Fundamentals
1. Identify cloud security fundamentals
2. Identify security benefits of the cloud

C. Procuring Cloud Services for Federal Agencies
1. Define Assessment and Authorization roles and responsibilities
2. Know the requirements        

D What is FedRAMP?
1. Know the purpose and focus of FedRAMP
2. Know the FedRAMP security requirements
3. How to evaluate and select a FedRAMP Cloud Service Provider (CSP) 

E.  Customer Responsibilities
1. Understand security responsibilities when using IaaS
2. Understand security responsibilities when using PaaS
3. Understand security responsibilities when using SaaS
Experts
  • Alexander Major
    Partner, McCarter & English, LLP
    Mr. Major is a partner and co-leader of the firm’s Government Contracts & Export Controls Practice Group. Mr. Major focuses his practice on federal procurement, cybersecurity liability and risk management, and litigation. A prolific author and thought leader in the area of cybersecurity, h...
  • Matti Neustadt Storie
    NetApp
    Matti Neustadt Storie is a cloud-focused cybersecurity and data governance attorney advising on areas such as cybersecurity, incident response preparedness, investigations and response to cyber events, global privacy law and compliance, and global public sector regulations applicable to cloud comput...
Accreditation
See Individual Courses For Available Credits
Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
CPE: Continuing Professional Education
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Delivery Method: Group-Live Classroom
Federal Publications Seminars is affiliated with West Professional Development and is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.
For more information regarding administrative policies such as refunds, cancellations and complaints, please contact Federal Publications Seminars at 888.494.3696.
CPE Hours
This program is eligible for: 6 (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: n/a
Program Prerequisite: n/a
Advance Preparation: n/a
Method: n/a
CLP: Continuous Learning Points
Approved for CLP by Defense Acquisition University
Defense Acquisition Workforce members must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLP) every two years from the date of entry into the acquisition workforce for as long as the member remains in an acquisition position per DoD Instruction 5000.66. We will provide you with documentation of points awarded for completing the event.
CLP Hours
This program is eligible for: 6 (CLP) hours of credit
CLE: Continuing Legal Education
States have widely varying regulations regarding MCLE credit. LegalEdcenter is an approved provider in AL, AK, AR, CA, GA, IL, ME, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WV. Credit may be applied for in other jurisdictions on request and in accordance with state MCLE rules.
Please note that because some states are changing their policy on CLE reporting, you will need to fill out the request for credit from Federal Publications Seminars within 10 business days, or we may not be able to issue credits for the program.
CLE Hours
This program is eligible for: 5.5 (60 minutes), (50 minutes)
Travel
The Westin Hilton Head Island
2 Grasslawn Avenue
Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928
8886278551
Hotel & Room Block Info

We have a room block secured for the Hilton Head weeklong event. For guest room reservations, click here. Group rate is $269 + taxes, plus a Resort Charge of $17/room/night (this is reduced from the normal $28/night). You must make your reservation by July 5, 2021. Rooms are subject to availability.

Government Per Diem

Please note that we have reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate. To make a reservation, click here.

General Information

Food & Beverage
During Hilton Head Week, we will be serving continental breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack each day.