Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Security

Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Security

Updated Mar 19, 2018
IT security is a concern for most modern organizations and moving to the cloud heightens those concerns for most. The security implications are potentially magnified by large tranches of data existing outside the immediate control of the organization. Although some of the fears with regard to security in the cloud are exaggerated, there are specific areas to be aware of and cautious about. This course explores some of the key risk areas when it comes to security and cloud computing. It also introduces control assessment frameworks and models that can be used in assessing your risk in going to the cloud and evaluating the cloud provider's security offering. It goes on to outline basic guidelines that you should follow to ensure an adequate level of security in an XaaS environment, including key areas of the IT infrastructure and issues relating to data transfer and storage.