What Is Cloud Security?
Learn the basics about security in the cloud.

Cloud computing security is a fast-growing service that provides many of the same functionalities as traditional IT security. This includes protecting critical information from theft, data leakage and deletion.

One of the benefits of cloud services is that you can operate at scale and still remain secure. It is similar to how you currently manage security, but now you have new ways of delivering security solutions that address new areas of concern. Cloud security does not change the approach on how to manage security from preventing to detective and corrective actions. but it does however give you the ability to perform these activities in a more agile manner.

Your data is secured within data centers and where some countries require data to be stored in their country, choosing a provider that has multiple data centers across the world can help to achieve this.

Data storage often includes certain compliance requirements especially when storing credit card numbers or health information. Many cloud providers offer independent third party audit reports to attest that their internal process exist and are effective in managing the security within their facilities where you store your data.

Cloud Security:
Third-Party Data Centers
Low Upfront Infrastructure Investments
Quickly scalable
Efficient Resource Utilization
Reduced Time To Market
Usage-Based Cost

Traditional IT Security:
In-House Data Centers
High Upfront Costs
Slow Scaling
Lower Efficiency
Longer Time To Market
Higher Cost

Just How Secure Is The Cloud?
See what makes cloud environments a safer option.

When moving to the cloud take the time to review your security posture and what changes and controls need to be implemented to operate securely. You want a cloud platform that offers a wide variety of security services to address various requirements and by doing so you benefit from all the new features as they become available.

Cloud Security


Strict Regulatory Standards
Higher regulatory requirements lead to better security solutions.

Security Tools
Many top cloud providers include access to extra security programs.

Confidentiality
Customer data is kept confidential.

DDoS Mitigation
A bigger company is able to better protect against DDoS attacks.
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https://aws.amazon.com/security/introduction-to-cloud-security/

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