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Cloud Security Automation by Prashant Priyam

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User access level 

In the cloud, it is critical to define users and user access. In this section, we define the users, groups, roles, and policies. Users are entities who will access the cloud infrastructure using the console or APIs. A group defines the collection of users who will perform a similar set of actions. Roles define the nature of the job the user will perform, while a policy defines the rules for resource access. It also describes how the users will access the services or applications, and how one service will securely communicate with another service. In the public cloud, communication or integration of different services is usually the user's responsibility, where the consumer defines the secure way for communication. But most ...

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