The fundamentals of security in the cloud are the concept of shared responsibility model of security between the service provider and the customer. The service provider is responsible for the security of the cloud, while the customer is responsible for the security in the cloud. Find out what that means.
- [Instructor] Shared responsibility model. … When utilizing the cloud to house … any part of your technical infrastructure, … you must first consider the security impacts … of moving your resources onto the cloud. … Unlike the on premises data center that is protected … by the virtue of being within your physical reach, … data centers hosting your cloud resources … are in an undisclosed location, … in data centers managed by AWS. … Who's responsible for the security of the data center? … The servers? … The networks? … The data itself? … All those EC2 Instances that are running computations, … who makes sure their security patches are up to date? … Who protects the data being computed? … AWS has a model that helps you puzzle those questions out, … called the shared responsibility model. … As you might expect from the name, … the shared responsibility model asserts … that the security of cloud computing infrastructures … is a shared responsibility between the customer and AWS. … While there are certain parts of the infrastructure …
Note: This course also maps to the Security module of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Taking all four courses in the Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers series will help you prepare for the exam.