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6. Security and Data Protection

Thurupathan Vijayakumar

(1)Colombo, Sri Lanka

Security and data protection are one of the major concerns in cloud development. This is a huge topic that spans many aspects like authentication, data protection, privacy, encryption, network security, monitoring, threat detection, and much more.

In Chapter 4, we covered AAD as a cloud-based authentication service that can act as an extension of the on-premises AD as well. Cloud-based identity management services are one of the highly demanded PaaS offerings from the cloud providers.

The next major security concern is data protection. In this chapter, ...

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