Model-driven cloud security

Employ cloud application security policy automation to make cloud security better

From the developerWorks archives

Ulrich Lang

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: February 08, 2011

Manually translating security policy into technical implementation is difficult, expensive, and error-prone, especially when implemented at the application layer. Cloud security tools need to become more automated in order to realize more cost savings in terms of investment in time and money. Automation of these tools is also needed to make cloud security management an easier task that allows the cloud administrator to focus on the more important security issues.

This article details the challenges to effective application security policy automation, explains the benefits model-driven security adds to security policy automation, and then demonstrates how to achieve cloud application security policy automation.

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