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Cloud security and network engineering

Google Cloud networking makes it easy to manage, scale, and secure your networks. Learn how to implement load balancing and content delivery (Cloud CDN) or optimize your network for performance and cost.

To meet worldwide demand, it’s estimated the cybersecurity workforce needs to grow by 145%.1  You can get started with security engineering in the cloud by understanding key risk mitigation and response tactics to potential threats such as DDoS attacks or phishing.

Network Engineer learning path

Learn how to implement the right networking solution for your organization. Cloud Network Engineers configure, maintain, and troubleshoot network components and their connection to IT infrastructure.

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Preparing for Your Professional Cloud Network Engineer Journey

Prepare for the topics covered on the Professional Cloud Network Engineer Certification exam. In this course, you’ll be able to Identify gaps in your knowledge and skills for each domain and create a study plan.

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Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

In this course, you will learn about Google Cloud computing and storage services including Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and more as well as resource and policy management tools, like the Resource Manager hierarchy, Cloud Identity, and Access Management.

Switching to Google Cloud from another public cloud provider? Start with Google Cloud Fundamentals for those with experience in AWS or Azure.

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Create and Manage Cloud Resources

This introductory course will teach you how to write Cloud Shell commands, deploy your first virtual machine, and run applications on Kubernetes Engine or with load balancing. You’ll have the opportunity to earn a Google Cloud skill badge upon completion.

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Perform Foundational Infrastructure Tasks in Google Cloud

Dive into Cloud Storage and other key application services like Stackdriver and Cloud Functions and develop valuable skills that are applicable to any Google Cloud initiative. You'll have the opportunity to earn a skill badge upon completion.

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Networking in Google Cloud

How do you manage and scale your organization's networks in Google Cloud? This course covers Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networks, subnets, and firewalls and the interconnection among networks, load balancing; Cloud DNS, Cloud CDN, and Cloud NAT. The course also covers common network design patterns and automated deployment using Deployment Manager or Terraform.

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Logging, Monitoring and Observability in Google Cloud

Learn the techniques for monitoring, troubleshooting, and improving infrastructure and application performance in Google Cloud. Guided by the principles of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE).

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Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud

Manage and scale your organization’s networks in Google Cloud with this course which covers Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networks, subnets, firewalls, load balancing; Cloud DNS, Cloud CDN, and Cloud NAT. The course also covers common network design patterns and automated deployment using Deployment Manager or Terraform.

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Network Performance and Optimization

Take your Google Cloud network skills to the next level. Test and improve network performance, integrate high-throughput VPNs and networking tiers, and discover how to double down on application speed and robustness. Learn best practices for overcoming common networking bottlenecks via real-life use cases.

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Ensure Access and Identity in Google Cloud

Get hands-on practice with Google Cloud’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) service and gain practical experience with network security by provisioning VPCs and VPNs. You'll have the opportunity to earn a skill badge upon completion.

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    What you'll learn

    Cloud CDN, Cloud DNS, Cloud IAM, Networking, Cloud Armor, Cloud Shell, Cloud console, Cloud Interconnect, Cloud Load Balancing, Network Service Tiers, Cloud Deployment Manager, VPC, Cloud NAT

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    Courses

    3

  • Labs

    Labs

    20

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