Become a cloud security operator in only 20 days

As cloud computing has deeply changed the way we host data, apps, and services, IT teams need to cater to the big cloud-revolution. Our new cloud security fundamentals training program aims at getting your most loyal and trusted ICT employees on-premise for the big cloud leap forward and this in only 20 days!

Is this training for you?

Are you a freelance developer looking for a new challenge in a future-oriented field? Or do you want to put your IT team on the map by teaching them the tricks of the trade through a hands-on training program? If you can tick off every item on the list below, you are the perfect fit for this new cloud security fundamentals training program!

  • Strong motivation
  • Self-learner
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Having the will to learn by doing
  • Freelancer or employed in the IT operations and development department where you focus on cloud and security applications
  • A computer with admin access
  • An admin cloud subscription to Azure or AWS
  • Willingness to participate in interim evaluations and the final evaluation of this pilot

How to apply?

1. If interested, fill in the form

Fill in the form below so we can get to know you or your team a little better. Your answers will enable us to get a better grip on your/their professional and educational situation.

2. We’ll get in touch

We’ll get back to you shortly to discuss  the course of the pilot and the number of participants you want to enroll more in detail. We’ll also invite you to join one of our info sessions. 

Benefits for employees

By following this new training program, your employee will be introduced to the essential online tools of today and tomorrow. Via a hands-on approach, our coaches will help the participants embark on their career path by providing them with a new skillset and a healthy dose of motivation!

Benefits for employers

By enrolling (an) employee(s) into this training, you are not only offering them a unique chance to keep up with state-of-the-art technologies, but you are also enhancing your company’s competitiveness.

As the digital landscape is constantly evolving, we do not only see it as our responsibility to introduce your employees to today’s technologies but also to learn them how to self-educate them in the technologies of the future.

Training program

Get your IT team ready for the big cloud leep forward! At the end of this training they will be able to apply the fundamentals of secure cloud technologies on remote infrastructures using providers like AWS or Azure and their services. Discover here how we’ll prepare your employee(s) for their new adventure.

1. Identity & access

WEEK 1 & 2 (25, 26 february & 4, 5 march)

Identity and access management is the foundation of system administration. We’ll dive into the differences between a classic on-premise infrastructure and cloud infrastructures such as Azure and AWS.


  • Identify uniquely a user.
  • Secure a user connection.
  • Define a role-based access control.

2. logging & monitoring

WEEK 3 & 4 (11, 12, 18 & 19 march)

How to detect a malfunction? How to know if you have been attacked? Monitoring is the answer! In this module, we’ll learn how to monitor and get notified in case of unusual events.


  • Design and implement monitoring.
  • Set-up advanced monitoring.

3. security operations

week 5 & 6 (25, 26 march & 1, 2 april)

Guaranteeing security in the cloud can be a challenge! We will see how to secure a cloud environment and how it translates to an on-premise installation.


  • Setup a virtual network.
  • Setup a virtual firewall.
  • Deploy DDOS protection and other vulnerabilities.

4. secure data & apps

week 7 & 8 (22, 23, 29 & 30 april)

Data is capital, so don’t leave it unsecured! In this chapter, we’ll uncover how to protect the main asset, data.


  • Deploy an encryption infrastructure.
  • Setup a key management infrastructure.
  • Design backup procedures.

5. incident response

week 9 & 10 (6, 7, 13 & 14 may)

A CloudOps always need to be prepared for an attack. In this section, we’ll see how to quickly identify an attack and recover from it.


  • Identify the exact scope of an incident.
  • Design an incident response for a full recovery.

Our partners

Competitiveness is key to a healthy economy. This is especially the case in fast-evolving areas like the cloud security sector. ESF, therefore, aims at helping Flanders-based companies become more competitive. Looking to intensify their efforts in the ICT field, ESF decided to join forces with BeCode to develop specific ICT modules that both fit the companies’ needs in terms of skills, but also bring the general technological strength of the companies to a brand new level.

When and where ?

The training will start on 25th February 2021 and will take place every Thursday and Friday until May 14th. While the class will be set at BeCode Brussels, 80% of the sessions will take place remotely. The participants’ physical presence will only be needed on special occasions. 

  • End of registrations: 18th of February 2021
  • Start of the training: 25th of February 2021
  • End of the training: 14th of May 2021

Do you doubt whether the skills that your employee(s) will acquire during this training will really fit the needs of your company? Are you curious about our active pedagogy? Or do you have any other questions? 

As we want to do everything in our power to help you make an informed decision and so confidently enroll your employee(s) in our new training program, we are more than happy to meet you and to answer all of your questions during one of our info sessions:

  • 26th of January at 2 PM
  • 4th of February at 11 AM
  • 8th of February at 2 PM

Contact us

Houria Toulni

Houria Toulni

Contact for operational questions

Liesbeth Debruyn

Liesbeth Debruyn

Contact for curriculum related questions