Organizations started shifting their workload from on-premise physical infrastructures to the public cloud, or started to deploy their own private clouds to get all the benefits of the cloud. But security is a major concern, mostly in the case of the public cloud where we do not have control of the physical infrastructure. Also, there are compliance requirements that organizations need to match for example, ISO/IEC, NIST, FedRAMP, PCI DSS, HIPAA, and so on.
In this section, we will learn the basics of security and the security options available in the public cloud.
In any environment for security, we always start with the following models:
The CIA model focuses on Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability. We ...