Professional Cloud Security Engineer

A Professional Cloud Security Engineer enables organizations to design and implement a secure infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform. Through an understanding of security best practices and industry security requirements, this individual designs, develops, and manages a secure infrastructure leveraging Google security technologies. The Cloud Security Professional should be proficient in all aspects of Cloud Security including managing identity and access management, defining organizational structure and policies, using Google technologies to provide data protection, configuring network security defenses, collecting and analyzing Google Cloud Platform logs, managing incident responses, and an understanding of regulatory concerns.

The Professional Cloud Security Engineer exam assesses your ability to:

  • Configure access within a cloud solution environment
  • Configure network security
  • Ensure data protection
  • Manage operations within a cloud solution environment
  • Ensure compliance

This exam is available in English.

About this certification exam

  • Length: 2 hours
  • Registration fee: $200 (plus tax where applicable)
  • Languages: English.
  • Exam format: Multiple choice and multiple select, taken in person at a test center. Locate a test center near you.
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Recommended experience: 3+ years of industry experience including 1+ years designing and managing solutions using GCP.
  • 1. Review the exam guide

      The exam guide contains a complete list of topics that may be included on the exam. Review the exam guide to determine if your skills align with the topics on the exam.

    2. Training

    3. Hands-on practice

      This exam is designed to test technical skills related to the job role. Hands-on experience is the best preparation for the exam. If you feel you may need more experience or practice, use the hands-on labs available on Qwiklabs as well as the GCP free tier to level up your knowledge and skills.

    4. Practice exam

      Check your readiness to take the exam.

      Not feeling quite ready? Check out the additional resources listed below and get more hands-on practice with Qwiklabs.

    5. Additional resources

    6. Schedule your exam