Introduction to Information Security within Cloud Computing

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

Selecting secure cloud services begins with understanding business requirements. This course will teach you to identify and select secure cloud services based upon business requirements.

What you'll learn

With an expanding array of cloud services being offered daily it is easy for the inexperienced to lack awareness of security functions in cloud offerings. In this course, Introduction to Information Security within Cloud Computing, you’ll learn to identify and select secure cloud services based upon business requirements. First, you’ll explore the detailed definition of cloud computing. Next, you’ll discover the deployment and service models of cloud computing. Finally, you’ll learn how to use a matrix to review the controls enacted by a cloud provider. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of, Introduction to Information Security within Cloud Computing needed to select secure cloud services that meet business requirements.

About the author

Dr. Andrews’ technology career spans three decades. His roles included network manager New York City Department of Education, BMG Direct senior director of IT, and BNY Mellon dean of technology. His doctoral research at Teachers College Columbia found that critical thinking skills thrive in environments that are supportive of five essential elements in the mind of a critical thinker. He teaches cyber security. He has integrated technology management with teaching at Columbia University and other... more

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