What is security?

Security is a kind of protection provided to the information we want to protect. Security is in different types like firewall, antivirus, password protection. Every type of protection has another intention. But all the security mechanisms protect the data, computer, or anything significant from unauthorized access protect it from every kind of harm. Security mechanisms are not only for protection, but they also detect harm.

Security provided by Cloud computing

Security is a significant factor in cloud computing. The data we store in the cloud is fundamental, and we want it secure. The data we store on the cloud should be in encrypted form so that no one can access it, and Encryption prevents the data from unauthorized access.

Security planning 

Before storing any information on the cloud or before deploying any resource on the cloud, we need to check the security.

  • Select the resource we want to move and analyze its sensitivity to risk.
  • There are three models: IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS. These models provide security on different levels.
  • Also, consider the cloud type to be private, public, community, or hybrid.
  • Understand the storage system and how the organization stores the data on the cloud.

Key points 

All the data we store on the cloud is through the internet, so a security while transferring the data and while storing it is very important; we have to keep in mind the following points.

  • Access Control
  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Auditing