Chapter 64

Cloud Security

Edward G. Amoroso     TAG Cyber LLC, United States

Abstract

Public, private, and hybrid cloud services and infrastructure are shown to be vulnerable to a set of cybersecurity threats. Risk mitigation is best achieved through a variety of cybersecurity measures including cloud access security brokers, encryption, virtual private network peering, and microsegmentation. Trends in cloud security are outlined.

Keywords

Cloud access security broker; Hybrid cloud; Microsegmentation; Private cloud; Public cloud; Security threat

1. Cloud Overview: Public, Private, Hybrid

Modern enterprise organizations have begun to include cloud computing in support of data center operations, application provisioning, and service deployment. Cloud adoption ...

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