In short, this book has everything you need to secure your Cloud environment with. It is your ticket to obtain industry-adopted best practices for developing a secure, highly available, and fault-tolerant architecture for organizations.
Author: Zeal Vora
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Build a resilient cloud architecture to tackle data disasters with ease Key Features Gain a firm grasp of Cloud data security and governance, irrespective of your Cloud platform Practical examples to ensure you secure your Cloud environment efficiently A step-by-step guide that will teach you the unique techniques and methodologies of Cloud data governance Book Description Modern day businesses and enterprises are moving to the Cloud, to improve efficiency and speed, achieve flexibility and cost effectiveness, and for on-demand Cloud services. However, enterprise Cloud security remains a major concern because migrating to the public Cloud requires transferring some control over organizational assets to the Cloud provider. There are chances these assets can be mismanaged and therefore, as a Cloud security professional, you need to be armed with techniques to help businesses minimize the risks and misuse of business data. The book starts with the basics of Cloud security and offers an understanding of various policies, governance, and compliance challenges in Cloud. This helps you build a strong foundation before you dive deep into understanding what it takes to design a secured network infrastructure and a well-architected application using various security services in the Cloud environment. Automating security tasks, such as Server Hardening with Ansible, and other automation services, such as Monit, will monitor other security daemons and take the necessary action in case these security daemons are stopped maliciously. In short, this book has everything you need to secure your Cloud environment with. It is your ticket to obtain industry-adopted best practices for developing a secure, highly available, and fault-tolerant architecture for organizations. What you will learn Configure your firewall and Network ACL Protect your system against DDOS and application-level attacks Explore cryptography and data security for your cloud Get to grips with configuration management tools to automate your security tasks Perform vulnerability scanning with the help of the standard tools in the industry Learn about central log management Who this book is for If you are a Cloud security professional who wants to ensure Cloud security and data governance irrespective of the environment, then this book is for you. Basic understanding of working on any Cloud platforms is beneficial.
This pocket guide explains and highlights some of the key security and compliance issues surrounding Cloud adoption, and provides helpful insight into how they can be addressed.
Author: Sumner Blount
Publisher: It Governance Pub
One of the most difficult challenges related to Cloud Computing, revolves around the security and compliance issues associated with it. This pocket guide explains and highlights some of the key security and compliance issues surrounding Cloud adoption, and provides helpful insight into how they can be addressed.
You will receive the following contents with New and Updated specific criteria: - The latest quick edition of the book in PDF - The latest complete edition of the book in PDF, which criteria correspond to the criteria in.
Author: Gerardus Blokdyk
Is data completely and effectively destroyed prior to repurposing resources for new users? Have you moved on to formalizing your Competency Center plan and service case? Which users are allowed to deploy workloads to multicloud environments? Which services are included in each application? Would you recognize a threat from the inside? This breakthrough Cloud Security Governance self-assessment will make you the assured Cloud Security Governance domain standout by revealing just what you need to know to be fluent and ready for any Cloud Security Governance challenge. How do I reduce the effort in the Cloud Security Governance work to be done to get problems solved? How can I ensure that plans of action include every Cloud Security Governance task and that every Cloud Security Governance outcome is in place? How will I save time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring Cloud Security Governance costs are low? How can I deliver tailored Cloud Security Governance advice instantly with structured going-forward plans? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed best-selling author Gerard Blokdyk. Blokdyk ensures all Cloud Security Governance essentials are covered, from every angle: the Cloud Security Governance self-assessment shows succinctly and clearly that what needs to be clarified to organize the required activities and processes so that Cloud Security Governance outcomes are achieved. Contains extensive criteria grounded in past and current successful projects and activities by experienced Cloud Security Governance practitioners. Their mastery, combined with the easy elegance of the self-assessment, provides its superior value to you in knowing how to ensure the outcome of any efforts in Cloud Security Governance are maximized with professional results. Your purchase includes access details to the Cloud Security Governance self-assessment dashboard download which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows you exactly what to do next. Your exclusive instant access details can be found in your book. You will receive the following contents with New and Updated specific criteria: - The latest quick edition of the book in PDF - The latest complete edition of the book in PDF, which criteria correspond to the criteria in... - The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard - Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation - In-depth and specific Cloud Security Governance Checklists - Project management checklists and templates to assist with implementation INCLUDES LIFETIME SELF ASSESSMENT UPDATES Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.
Toward the end of the book, you will gain an understanding of the security compliance requirements for your Cloud. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience of automating your cloud security and governance.
Author: Prashant Priyam
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Secure public and private cloud workloads with this comprehensive learning guide. Key Features Take your cloud security functions to the next level by automation Learn to automate your security functions on AWS and OpenStack Practical approach towards securing your workloads efficiently Book Description Security issues are still a major concern for all IT organizations. For many enterprises, the move to cloud computing has raised concerns for security, but when applications are architected with focus on security, cloud platforms can be made just as secure as on-premises platforms. Cloud instances can be kept secure by employing security automation that helps make your data meet your organization's security policy. This book starts with the basics of why cloud security is important and how automation can be the most effective way of controlling cloud security. You will then delve deeper into the AWS cloud environment and its security services by dealing with security functions such as Identity and Access Management and will also learn how these services can be automated. Moving forward, you will come across aspects such as cloud storage and data security, automating cloud deployments, and so on. Then, you'll work with OpenStack security modules and learn how private cloud security functions can be automated for better time- and cost-effectiveness. Toward the end of the book, you will gain an understanding of the security compliance requirements for your Cloud. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience of automating your cloud security and governance. What you will learn Define security for public and private cloud services Address the security concerns of your cloud Understand Identity and Access Management Get acquainted with cloud storage and network security Improve and optimize public and private cloud security Automate cloud security Understand the security compliance requirements of your cloud Who this book is for This book is targeted at DevOps Engineers, Security professionals, or any stakeholders responsible for securing cloud workloads. Prior experience with AWS or OpenStack will be an advantage.
Release on 2019-04-01 | by Management Association, Information Resources
INFORMATION SECURITY GOVERNANCE IN CLOUD MARKETS Information security issues are very critical in cloud computing (Kretzschmar, M., & Golling, M.
, 2011). Many aspects must be examined concerning security risks in the cloud ...
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
Cloud computing has experienced explosive growth and is expected to continue to rise in popularity as new services and applications become available. As with any new technology, security issues continue to be a concern, and developing effective methods to protect sensitive information and data on the cloud is imperative. Cloud Security: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores the difficulties and challenges of securing user data and information on cloud platforms. It also examines the current approaches to cloud-based technologies and assesses the possibilities for future advancements in this field. Highlighting a range of topics such as cloud forensics, information privacy, and standardization and security in the cloud, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for IT specialists, web designers, computer engineers, software developers, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students interested in cloud computing concepts and security.
The cloud computing is an emerging technological solution for harbouring data assets in publicly available data centres that supports multi-tenancy and virtualization, providing cost effective solutions to cloud users.
This practical guide shows security professionals, DevOps teams, and others responsible for securing workloads in the cloud how to capture, secure, and control specific infrastructure control elements.
By the end of this book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of cybersecurity in the cloud and be able to design secure solutions in Microsoft Azure.
Author: Mustafa Toroman
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Leverage Azure security services to architect robust cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure Key Features Secure your Azure cloud workloads across applications and networks Protect your Azure infrastructure from cyber attacks Discover tips and techniques for implementing, deploying, and maintaining secure cloud services using best practices Book Description Security is always integrated into cloud platforms, causing users to let their guard down as they take cloud security for granted.Cloud computing brings new security challenges, but you can overcome these with Microsoft Azure's shared responsibility model. Mastering Azure Security covers the latest security features provided by Microsoft to identify different threats and protect your Azure cloud using innovative techniques. The book takes you through the built-in security controls and the multi-layered security features offered by Azure to protect cloud workloads across apps and networks. You'll get to grips with using Azure Security Center for unified security management, building secure application gateways on Azure, protecting the cloud from DDoS attacks, safeguarding with Azure Key Vault, and much more. Additionally, the book covers Azure Sentinel, monitoring and auditing, Azure security and governance best practices, and securing PaaS deployments. By the end of this book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of cybersecurity in the cloud and be able to design secure solutions in Microsoft Azure. What you will learn Understand cloud security concepts Get to grips with managing cloud identities Adopt the Azure security cloud infrastructure Grasp Azure network security concepts Discover how to keep cloud resources secure Implement cloud governance with security policies and rules Who this book is for This book is for Azure cloud professionals, Azure architects, and security professionals looking to implement secure cloud services using Azure Security Centre and other Azure security features. A fundamental understanding of security concepts and prior exposure to the Azure cloud will help you understand the key concepts covered in the book more effectively.
This book will enable you to: understand the different types of Cloud and know which is the right one for your business have realistic expectations of what a Cloud service can give you, and enable you to manage it in the way that suits your ...
Author: Jared Carstensen
Publisher: IT Governance Ltd
Category: Cloud computing
This book will enable you to: understand the different types of Cloud and know which is the right one for your business have realistic expectations of what a Cloud service can give you, and enable you to manage it in the way that suits your business minimise potential disruption by successfully managing the risks and threats make appropriate changes to your business in order to seize opportunities offered by Cloud set up an effective governance system and benefit from the consequential cost savings and reductions in expenditure understand the legal implications of international data protection and privacy laws, and protect your business against falling foul of such laws know how Cloud can benefit your business continuity and disaster recovery planning.
FIGURE 6.3 Cloud security governance general framework. Cloud security governance (Figure 6.3) involves the presence of a registry, which is the central
location for both subscribers and cloud administrators to check and monitor
Author: John R. Vacca
Publisher: CRC Press
This comprehensive handbook serves as a professional reference and practitioner’s guide to today’s most complete and concise view of private cloud security. It explores practical solutions to a wide range of private cloud computing security issues. The knowledge imparted will enable readers to determine whether the private cloud security solution is appropriate for their organization from a business and technical perspective, to select the appropriate cloud security model, and to plan and implement a cloud security adoption and migration strategy.
This book is suitable for professionals in the field, researchers and students who are want to carry out research in the field of computer and cloud security, faculty members across universities, and software developers engaged in software ...
Author: Brij B. Gupta
Publisher: CRC Press
Cloud computing is an indispensable part of the modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems. Cloud computing services have proven to be of significant importance, and promote quickly deployable and scalable IT solutions with reduced infrastructure costs. However, utilization of cloud also raises concerns such as security, privacy, latency, governance, etc., that keep it from turning into the predominant option for critical frameworks. As such, there is an urgent need to identify these concerns and to address them. Cloud Security: Concepts, Applications and Perspectives is a comprehensive work with substantial technical details for introducing the state-of-the-art research and development on various approaches for security and privacy of cloud services, novel attacks on cloud services, cloud forensics, novel defenses for cloud service attacks, and cloud security analysis. It discusses the present techniques and methodologies, and provides a wide range of examples and illustrations to effectively show the concepts, applications and perspectives of security in cloud computing. This highly informative book will prepare readers to exercise better protection by understanding the motivation of attackers and to deal with them to mitigate the situation. In addition, it covers future research directions in the domain. This book is suitable for professionals in the field, researchers and students who are want to carry out research in the field of computer and cloud security, faculty members across universities, and software developers engaged in software development in the field.
Release on 2013-01-09 | by Barbara Endicott-Popovsky
Keywords: cloud storage, security, privacy and confidentiality, governance, risk,
compliance 1. Introduction Increasingly, organizations worldwide are turning to
the cloud to reduce costs, increase operational efficiency, and improve their ...
This effective study guide provides 100% coverage of every topic on the challenging CCSK exam from the Cloud Security Alliance This highly effective self-study guide covers all domains of the challenging Certificate of Cloud Security ...
Author: Graham Thompson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This effective study guide provides 100% coverage of every topic on the challenging CCSK exam from the Cloud Security Alliance This highly effective self-study guide covers all domains of the challenging Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge v4 exam. Written by a cloud security trainer and consultant in collaboration with the Cloud Security Alliance, CCSK Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge All-in-One Exam Guide offers clear explanations, real-world examples, and practice questions that match the content and format of those on the actual exam. To aid in retention, each chapter includes exam tips that highlight key information, a review that serves as a quick recap of salient points, and practice questions that allow you to test your comprehension. Sample cloud policies and a glossary of key terms are also provided. COVERS ALL EXAM TOPICS, INCLUDING: • Cloud Computing Concepts and Architectures • Governance and Enterprise Risk Management • Legal Issues, Contracts, and Electronic Discovery • Compliance and Audit Management • Information Governance • Management Plane and Business Continuity • Infrastructure Security • Virtualization and Containers • Incident Response • Application Security • Data Security and Encryption • Identity, Entitlement, and Access Management • Security as a Service • Related Technologies • ENISA Cloud Computing: Benefits, Risks, and Recommendations for Information Security Online content includes: • 120 practice exam questions • Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customizable quizzes by exam topic
Security. Governance. Another critical success factor is that appropriate governance needs to be in place. That is, is an appropriate organizational
structure in place to manage the organization facing the cloud computing solution
Author: Tim Mather
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
You may regard cloud computing as an ideal way for your company to control IT costs, but do you know how private and secure this service really is? Not many people do. With Cloud Security and Privacy, you'll learn what's at stake when you trust your data to the cloud, and what you can do to keep your virtual infrastructure and web applications secure. Ideal for IT staffers, information security and privacy practitioners, business managers, service providers, and investors alike, this book offers you sound advice from three well-known authorities in the tech security world. You'll learn detailed information on cloud computing security that-until now-has been sorely lacking. Review the current state of data security and storage in the cloud, including confidentiality, integrity, and availability Learn about the identity and access management (IAM) practice for authentication, authorization, and auditing of the users accessing cloud services Discover which security management frameworks and standards are relevant for the cloud Understand the privacy aspects you need to consider in the cloud, including how they compare with traditional computing models Learn the importance of audit and compliance functions within the cloud, and the various standards and frameworks to consider Examine security delivered as a service-a different facet of cloud security
This book is ideal for anyone who needs to understand the emerging approaches to cloud computing. Inside.
Author: Judith S. Hurwitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Choose the best cloud solutions for your needs Cloud computing is a topic that technology pros need to know to stay ahead of the computing game. Cloud Computing For Dummies comes to the rescue of those still trying to sort out the many options in the world of cloud. Judith Hurwitz and her team of analysts share the cloud insights they earned by consulting with some of the world's largest companies. Peek inside to sort out topics like multi-cloud architecture, hybrid-cloud infrastructure, development in the cloud, and software as a service. Understand how the cloud can improve your business Explore cloud models including hybrid and multi-cloud environments See how infrastructure and software can be delivered as a service Discover best practices This edition is written for IT professionals, decision makers, and others who need general knowledge about cloud computing, how it works, and what options they have.
Instructor Lynn Langit covers different security and governance approaches, including outcome-based validation with service level agreements, outcome-based security with audits, and protecting data in-flight and at-rest.
This guide shows you how to take advantage of Azure's vast and powerful built-in security tools and capabilities for your application workloads.
Author: Peter De Tender
Any IT professional can tell you that managing security is a top priority and even more so when working in the cloud. Access to accurate and timely security information is critical, but governance and control must first be enabled. This guide shows you how to take advantage of Azure's vast and powerful built-in security tools and capabilities for your application workloads. Pro Azure Governance and Security offers a comprehensive look at the governance features available with Microsoft Azure and demonstrates how to integrate them with your hybrid and Azure environments, drawing on the author's experiences from years in the field. Learn about the array of controls implemented within Microsoft Azure from two valuable perspectives: the customer and Microsoft operations. Beginning with the top-level subscription hierarchy, learn about the most important built-in Azure security services and features, as well as how to use Azure Policies and Blueprints as a means for security and governance. A series of hands-on exercises teaches you the concepts of Azure Governance: how to enable and deploy Azure Security Center, integrate RBAC (role-based access control), and set up Azure Operations and Monitoring. Get introduced to the new Azure Sentinel solution that offers SIEM as a service for security incident management and proactive hunting. What You'll Learn Understand different architectural designs for implementing Azure Security Operate and monitor an Azure environment Deploy Azure Governance, Policies, and Blueprints Discover key Azure features that enhance security Implement and confidently access Azure Security Center Get to know Azure Sentinel Who This Book Is For Technical engineers, consultants, solution and cloud architects, IT managers, and SecOps teams who need to understand how to integrate governance, security, and compliance in hybrid and Azure environments. A basic understanding of Azure or other public cloud platforms is beneficial, but not required.
It also advances and attests IT skills and knowledge through the globally
respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (
Edited by renowned information security researcher and practitioner Ben Halpert, this volume gathers a team of prominent Cloud experts who have labored to provide insight into many aspects that you and your organization will encounter ...
Author: Ben Halpert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
The auditor's guide to ensuring correct security and privacy practices in a cloud computing environment Many organizations are reporting or projecting a significant cost savings through the use of cloud computing—utilizing shared computing resources to provide ubiquitous access for organizations and end users. Just as many organizations, however, are expressing concern with security and privacy issues for their organization's data in the "cloud." Auditing Cloud Computing provides necessary guidance to build a proper audit to ensure operational integrity and customer data protection, among other aspects, are addressed for cloud based resources. Provides necessary guidance to ensure auditors address security and privacy aspects that through a proper audit can provide a specified level of assurance for an organization's resources Reveals effective methods for evaluating the security and privacy practices of cloud services A cloud computing reference for auditors and IT security professionals, as well as those preparing for certification credentials, such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Timely and practical, Auditing Cloud Computing expertly provides information to assist in preparing for an audit addressing cloud computing security and privacy for both businesses and cloud based service providers.