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Cloud Security Automation by Prashant Priyam

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Automating Cloud Security

In Chapter 2, Understanding the World of Cloud Automation, we learned about the concept of automation and the DevOps process and tools. Now, in this chapter we will see how to use DevOps tools to automate the security for our infrastructure.

In the AWS public cloud, we have DevOps tools such as CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstalk, and OpsWorks, which help us to convert Infrastructure as Code. Apart from this, we have CodePipeline and CodeDeploy to enable the complete continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) process.

For configuration management, we have Chef, Puppet, and Ansible to automate the configuration management process. In this chapter, we will deep dive into all these tools and technologies. ...

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