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Security measures to protect data in cloud?

 
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what are the security measures required to protect data in cloud?
 
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Thanks for your question, Sachin.

When using AWS - or any other public cloud provider - security consists of two parts: security OF the cloud and security IN the cloud.

AWS is responsible for security of the cloud: protecting data centers, hardware, virtualization layers, DDoS attachs, ...

As a AWS customer you are responsible for security IN the cloud: configure firewall rules (SecuritGroups and ACLs), manage access to AWS resources (IAM), encrypt data at rest and durint transport, ...

Our book Amazon Web Services in Action (https://www.manning.com/books/amazon-web-services-in-action?a_bid=cc17df85&a_aid=awittig) discusses best practices for security in the cloud. Additional information is available at https://aws.amazon.com/security/
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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