The Cloud Security Alliance launches the CCSK security certification

Yesterday the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced a security certification called Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), a new exam designed to ensure that a broad range of professionals with a responsibility related to cloud computing have a demonstrated awareness of the security threats and best practices for securing the cloud.

Priced $259 and available starting September 1st, the CCSK consists in a web-based examination with multiple choices about the body of knowledge described in the CSA Guidance v2.1 and the ENISA risk assessment Cloud Computing: Benefits, Risks and Recommendations for Information Security released in 2009.