Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Enable CSM Misconfigurations for AWS 
  • Detect vulnerable and misconfigured cloud resources in multiple cloud environments from a single view within Datadog
  • Use the Datadog Security Inbox and Misconfigurations Explorer to remediate misconfigured cloud resources
  • Evaluate compliance and cloud security posture by using CSM compliance reports and dashboards

Primary Audience

This course is designed for: 

DevOps engineers, security engineers, and cloud practitioners who are interested in using Datadog CSM to detect misconfigurations in their cloud environments. 

Anyone interested in cloud security and compliance.


The prerequisites for this course are the following:

  • Completion of the Learning Environment course
  • Familiarity with the Linux command line shell
  • Basic cloud computing knowledge (this course features AWS and Google Cloud environments)

Technical Requirements

In order to complete the course, you will need:

  • Google Chrome or Firefox

Course Navigation

At the bottom of each lesson, click the MARK LESSON COMPLETE AND CONTINUE button so that you are marked complete for each lesson and can receive the certificate at the end of the course.

Course Enrollment Period

Please note that your enrollment in this course ends after 30 days. You can re-enroll at any time and pick up where you left off.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    1. About Datadog CSM

    2. Detecting Misconfigurations

    3. Compliance Reports and Dashboards

    1. Lab Overview

    2. Lab: Detect, Prioritize, and Remediate Insecure Cloud Configurations with Datadog CSM

    1. Summary

    2. Feedback Survey

Detect, Prioritize, and Remediate Cloud Security Risks with Datadog CSM

  • 1 hours to complete
  • Beginner