Cloud Security Control
Definition - What does Cloud Security Control mean?
Cloud security control is a set of controls that enables cloud architecture to provide protection against any vulnerability and mitigate or reduce the effect of a malicious attack. It is a broad term that consists of the all measures, practices and guidelines that must be implemented to protect a cloud computing environment.
Techopedia explains Cloud Security Control
- Deterrent Controls: Don’t protect the cloud architecture/infrastructure/environment but serve as warning to a potential perpetrator of an attack.
- Preventative Controls: Used for managing, strengthening and protecting the vulnerabilities within a cloud.
- Corrective Controls: Help reduce the after-effects of an attack.
- Detective Controls: Used to identify or detect an attack.