CHAPTER 6

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Network Security in the Cloud

The cloud can’t exist without a network. It is the network that glues cloud-based applications to its users. It is the network that connects applications to the Internet, making them widely available. It is also the network that provides redundant paths between cloud-based applications and users, which makes them business worthy and reliable. Finally, the network can provide a number of security functions that further enable end-to-end security in the cloud.

Boot integrity of the network infrastructure is a prerequisite to trust and enables security functions in the network. The concepts, architecture, ...

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