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In this short course, you first learned about the cloud computing definition and some main services and deployment models.

These included; private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service.

After learning these concepts, the short course provided a wide range of common security concerns with examples. We discussed some of the worst security issues in cloud computing. The short course concluded with different techniques, technologies, and best practices in cloud security to mitigate security concerns in this area.

“There’s no silver bullet solution with cyber security, a layered defence is the only viable defence.” James Scott – Senior Fellow at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
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