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CET Cloud Fundamentals Review Course: An ISACA CommunITy Giveback Event

October 7, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT

GWDC Member and Non-Members: $30 (more if desired)

The GWDC will be hosting a one-day virtual CET cloud fundamentals course for CommunITy Day. Earn CPEs whilst giving someone in our community a better life. All proceeds from the CET training will go to scholarships managed by One In Tech, an ISACA Foundation. The training starts at $30 but any amount that you provide will go to helping someone in our community. Let’s help someone have a better life while learning all about the cloud.

Individuals with little to zero years’ experience in cloud and those seeking to increase their knowledge and skills in Emerging Technology Topics should attend this event.  It’s also intended for anyone preparing for the CET Cloud fundamentals certificate exam.


Course Payment and Registration

This course is being presented as part of ISACA’s CommunITy Day, which provides offers an opportunity to celebrate our purpose as digital trust professionals by enabling the positive potential of people. When ISACA Members, families and friends spend a few hours one day a year giving back to their local communities, we can truly change the world!

Payment and registration for this course will be through One In Tech, through the link below. A minimum donation of $30 is needed to attend the course; however, if you would like to contribute more, there is an opportunity to do so.  You can read about the donations that will go to OneInTech here. You can request donations to go to scholarships for universities in your area by specifying the ISACA chapter that you belong to on the donations page. 

To learn more about One In Tech, an ISACA Foundation, visit their website at https://oneintech.org/.

Registration confirmation emails will be sent about a week after registration.  Course details will be by the instructor prior to the event.

Registration closes on October 6 @ 3PM. 


Register Today!



Module 1 – Cloud Computing Models

  • Cloud Components
  • Cloud Service Implementation Considerations
  • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Module 2-Cloud Service Models
  • Software as a Service
  • Platform as a Service
  • Solution Stacks
  • Infrastructure as a Service

Module 3-Cloud Governance

  • Business Drivers to Cloud 
  • Risks Associated with cloud solutions
  • Cloud Vendor Selection and Management
  • Portability of Services

Module 4-Cloud Service supports

  • Distinguish between service implementation and support in the cloud
  • Describe the testing and validation requirements for post-cloud implementation
  • Articulate the special role that configuration management plays in cloud computing
  • Identify resource management challenges with cloud computing implementations


CET Cloud Fundamentals Certificate Exam

The exam will be offered via Computer-Based Testing (CBT).

Registration for the exam is administered by ISACA®, not the GWDC. Registering for this review course does not register you for the exam.

» Details on CET Cloud Fundamentals Certificate and Exam Registration


Exam Preparation

For students who wish to take the CET- Cloud fundamentals exam, it is highly recommended that the prospective candidates should purchase the official study guide and labs here as the exam includes hands on elements.



Instructor Sushila Nair

Sushila Nair
Vice President – North American Cybersecurity Practice at Capgemini

Sushila Nair is Capgemini’s Vice President, North American Cybersecurity practice. Capgemini is a global leader in providing secure digital transformation for our clients. Sushila has most recently served as the Vice President for cybersecurity offers at NTT Data Services and has held the role of a CISO for 10 years. Sushila has over 30 years of experience in computing infrastructure, business and security risk analysis, preventing credit card fraud, and served as a legal expert witness. Sushila has been featured in global technical events including RSA, Segurinfo and ISACA’s global conferences, co-authored books and is regularly quoted in the press. She plays an active role in supporting best practices and skills development within the cybersecurity community through her work with ISACA and CSA.

Sushila is part of the ISACA global emerging trends working group and vice president of ISACA Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter. Sushila Nair was named by IT Security Guru as one of the Most Inspiring Women in Cyber 2022!


Virtual Meeting Information

  • Group Internet-Based. Zoom link delivered with registration.
  • Prior to the event, participants must install the Zoom app on their respective devices. Participants using the web-based Zoom or calling via the phone may not be entitled to CPE credits.
  • Participants must respond to all the poll questions via the Zoom polling feature or chat log in order to receive NASBA CPE credits.
  • ISACA Greater Washington, D.C. will not be responsible for the participant’s inability to respond to the polls.


Event Questions and Policies

Registration Questions

If you have any registration questions about this event, please contact the chapter using the Registration Contact Form.

If you have CPE questions after the event has concluded, please contact the chapter using the CPE Contact Form.


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund for advance registrations is allowed if cancellations are submitted through the registration system. Refunds vary depending on the date of cancellation. See ISACA GWDC Event Policies for details.

If ISACA GWDC cancels the event, all registrants will be notified as soon as possible through email at the email address provided during registration. Full refunds will be provided.


Complaint Policy

The GWDC welcomes your comments, complaints, suggestions, questions, and other feedback concerning our website information and services. All complaints should be submitted through the Registration Contact Form.


CPE Information

Earn up to 8 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit in the area of Information Technology. The ISACA® Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter 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


CPE Distribution and Evaluation Survey

CPEs will be distributed via e-mail along with the event evaluation survey after the completion of the event. Attendees must be present for the full event to receive full CPE credit.


CPE-Related Details

  • Learning Objective: After completing the course, students will be prepared to sit for the CET exam.
  • Prerequisites and Advance Preparation: None
  • Program Knowledge Level: Basic
  • Delivery Method:  Group Internet Based
  • Field of Study:  Information Technology – Technical


October 7, 2023
8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
GWDC Member and Non-Members: $30 (more if desired)
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