Many companies might often say “We’re using the cloud, but we’re worried about security”. One of the greatest challenges to cloud users is the question of where to begin looking at security, or what should be changed in the current implementation?
According to SureSkills’ Senior Cloud Instructor, Calvin Riskowitz, there is no right or wrong way to approach your use of the cloud as this is unique to your specific needs, but knowing some of the cloud principals should alleviate your security concerns.
AWS has a foundational document entitled “AWS Well-Architected Framework whitepaper”. This document was recently updated (November 2017) to contain the latest and most up to date guidelines that you should use as your foundation to deploy into the cloud.
The AWS Well-Architected Framework has 5 key pillars: