Chapter 6. Fundamental Cloud Security

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6.1 Basic Terms and Concepts

6.2 Threat Agents

6.3 Cloud Security Threats

6.4 Additional Considerations

6.5 Case Study Example

This chapter introduces terms and concepts that address basic information security within clouds, and then concludes by defining a set of threats and attacks common to public cloud environments. The cloud security mechanisms covered in Chapter 10 establish the security controls used to counter these threats.

6.1. Basic Terms and Concepts

Information security is a complex ensemble of techniques, technologies, regulations, and behaviors that collaboratively protect the integrity of ...

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