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Cloud Security and Best Practices

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STEVE SHARMA: Yeah, the common threats for the cloud computing is all about data integrity and security. The intended or the legit data should be available to the customer, and the customer is able to use and process the data by its application or by its infrastructure. And the data should be secured enough so that it should be protected from any unauthorized modification or deletion. So the user accounts or the method that the cloud computing is being utilized, that has to be protected by a number of mechanisms that are being available, as there’s some frameworks available. And one of the not for profit organization for providing and promoting the cloud security computing is cloudsecurityalliance.org.
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And that uses a complete framework to which class of the console should be implemented, when using what kind of services.
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It’s a common responsibility as the leading cloud service provider - Microsoft, AWS, Amazon - they have establish a framework and they have figured out, OK, these are the part of those security responsibility in the cloud environment, which say, security off the cloud is our responsibility, but security in the cloud when the customer when connected, they’re utilizing the services. That’s the customer responsibility we’re not held for responsible for any security breaches. So there’s some practice or guidelines being provided by CSA as well, and there’s some security vendors in the market - they provide a cloud security architecture.
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So that defines all the bits and pieces of the controls that you can protect your data when you start uploading the data into the cloud.
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