Chapter 2

Determining the Proper Infrastructure Security Design

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Scalability: This section covers the importance of scalability and examines the two forms of scaling: vertical and horizontal.

  • Resiliency: Topics covered include high availability, diversity/heterogeneity, course of action orchestration, distributed allocation, redundancy, replication, and clustering.

  • Automation: Topics covered include autoscaling; Security, Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR); and bootstrapping.

  • Performance: This section discusses the impact of performance requirements on proper infrastructure security design.

  • Containerization: This section covers implementations of containerization as a component of proper ...

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