CHAPTER 5

Cloud Application Security

This chapter covers the following topics in Domain 4:

•  The knowledge needed when considering application deployment in a cloud environment

•  Common pitfalls with a cloud environment

•  Security and functional testing of applications within a cloud

•  The software development lifecycle and how it relates to a cloud project

•  Cloud-specific risks and threat models

•  Supplemental security devices

•  Federated identity systems

•  Single sign-on and multifactor authentication

Cloud application development is rapidly increasing in popularity and prevalence. In order for an organization to make informed choices in regard to cloud computing and their specific needs and requirements, they need a well-educated ...

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