Securing Applications in the Cloud: Approaches & Tools


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Why is the existence of Shadow IT risky?

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1. Why is sensitive info an important possible threat to Cloud application security?

2. How are anomalous events handled?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz yourself on securing applications in the Cloud with this multiple-choice assessment. Topics you'll examine include risk associated with the existence of Shadow IT and a possible threat to Cloud application security through sensitive information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points are addressed on the quiz/worksheet:

  • How anomalous events are dealt with
  • Compliance definition
  • Vulnerabilities of Cloud apps

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define compliance
  • Making connections - use your understanding of sensitive information and how it's connected to threats associated with Cloud app security
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the risk that comes with Shadow IT

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Securing Applications in the Cloud: Approaches & Tools will teach you more about the following areas:

  • Description of Shadow IT on the Cloud
  • The dangers faced by CSPs with regard to sensitive data
  • Cyber threats
  • Tracing anomalies