Chapter 9: Handling Compliance and Regulation

In previous chapters, we covered cloud infrastructure fundamentals and common threats in cloud environments. This chapter will cover security standards related to cloud services and compliance with some of the common regulations.

Standards ensure that we follow best practices in the same way as most organizations around the world in various fields, such as information security, privacy and data protection, health, finance, and more.

Compliance in cloud services is the act of complying with regulatory requirements and industry standards. Complying with laws, regulations, and standards enables organizations to conduct their business in a secure manner, by ensuring that customer data remains protected. ...

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