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Cloud Native Architectures by Piyum Zonooz, Erik Farr, Kamal Arora, Tom Laszewski

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Identity and access management

Probably the most fundamental and important service when it comes to the security of a cloud environment, identity and access management (IAM) allows cloud users to provision access to users, machines, and other services to manage, change, operate, and consume cloud services in a scalable and secure manner. All major cloud providers have a robust IAM service that integrates with AD and other LDAP identity solutions.

The fundamentals components of the IAM service can be broken down into these core concepts:

  • Users: An entity that is created to represent a person or service that uses it to interact with the cloud environment. A user is defined by a name and carries a set of cloud access credentials (secret and ...

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