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Cyber Security in Multi-Cloud environment

Cyber Security in Multi-Cloud environment 150 150 ieeeeduweek

Multi-cloud is a strategy where an organization make use of two or more cloud platforms to carry various tasks. Multi-cloud refers to deployment of several different public clouds. A multi-cloud may also be a hybrid cloud or a hybrid cloud may also be a multi-cloud, but each term represents distinct concept. Multi Cloud environment is a mix of public, private, or hybrid clouds. A multi-cloud solution is a combination of software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (laaS) model.

The adoption of multi cloud services provide clear advantages such as flexibility, scalability, enhanced agility, improved availability, and fast deployment. However, the increase in the Multi cloud’s popularity poses immense challenges, especially in terms of cyber security. Multi cloud security is not merely a term but a practice in cloud adoption journey. It has to be a prime consideration from the beginning.

Multi cloud security refers to a set of practices, controls, procedures, and technologies designed to protect data, applications, and the associated infrastructure. Majority of companies use more than one cloud platform and hence require greater knowledge and expertise in Multi cloud cyber security. Most of the multi cloud security issues relate to advanced threat prevention, automated Security, unified security for multi cloud etc. through various services. An overview of such practices is discussed.