Maintain Data Security in the Cloud

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

In the cloud, data is often unintentionally made accessible to the unauthorized. This course will teach you to protect your cloud data from unauthorized access.

What you'll learn

IBM estimates that everyday, humanity creates 2.5 quintillion bytes (that is 2.5 followed by18 zeros) of data–This means that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. In the cloud, data is often unintentionally made accessible to the unauthorized. In this course, Maintain Data Security in the Cloud, you’ll learn to protect your cloud data from unauthorized access. First, you’ll explore and plan your secure deployment path to the cloud. Next, you’ll discover what kind of data security and encryption is utilized for particular types of cloud services. Finally, you’ll log into the AWS management console and learn how to implement controls for workload protection. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Maintaining Data Security in the Cloud needed to protect your cloud data from unauthorized access.

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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