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Cloud Security Solutions.

With our proactive approach to cloud security, you reduce risk while increasing agility.
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Robust Application & Infrastructure Security.

Greater protection + greater agility

A common issue with security and compliance is the knock-on effect on agility. Yes, your assets and data need protection, but you also need the ability to innovate quickly.

We solve this conundrum. As cloud natives, we’re known for tools and methodologies that improve security without slowing you down. In fact, our clients routinely speed up time to market as they boost protection levels.

From helping implement best-practice governance to acting as your security operations centre, we help you reduce risk while accelerating value delivery.

Why Nordcloud?

Robust protection

We’re cloud pioneers with a 100% cloud heritage. You benefit from more robust protection together with greater agility because you have cloud natives guiding your journey.

Simplified compliance

From planning and architecture to development, deployment, operation and management – we ensure strong governance, robust disaster recovery and maximum availability.

Objective advice

We’re a leading partner for all 3 public cloud platforms. Because we’re platform neutral, you get impartial advice that accounts for your entire tech stack – and is based on your best interests.

Proactive Security.

Managed cloud security keeps you on the front foot

Thanks to continuous, proactive monitoring of cloud infrastructure and applications, issues are captured, assessed and resolved without affecting operations. No more costly downtime or embarrassing breaches. In fact, most potential problems are caught and resolved before you’ve even noticed. That way, staff are free to focus on driving innovation and value.

Streamlined Compliance.

Governance has never been so easy

We’ll create a roadmap for migration, modernisation and application development to ensure you’re compliant at every stage of the journey. Our clients come from high-regulated industries like financial services, and our holistic approach means they can innovate with complete confidence.

Cloud security solutions FAQ.

What is cloud security?

Cloud security refers to the practices, technologies, and policies designed to protect data, applications, and infrastructure within cloud computing environments from unauthorised access, threats, and breaches.

What are the common threats to cloud security?

Common threats to cloud security include data breaches, unauthorised access, insecure interfaces/APIs, insider threats, insecure storage, DDoS attacks, data loss, and vulnerabilities in virtualisation and hypervisor technologies.

What are the 5 layers of cloud security?

The five layers of cloud security, often referred to as the “Cloud Security Stack,” are:

  1. Physical Security, which involves securing the data centres and physical infrastructure;
  2. Network Security, which focuses on securing network traffic and communications;
  3. Host Security, which involves securing the cloud servers and virtual machines;
  4. Data Security, which includes protecting data at rest and in transit; and
  5. Application Security, which focuses on securing cloud-based applications and APIs.
What is cloud security solutions?

Cloud security solutions are specialised tools, technologies, and services that help organisations protect their data, applications, and infrastructure within cloud environments. These solutions encompass a range of security measures, such as access controls, encryption, threat detection, vulnerability management, and security monitoring, to mitigate risks and ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of cloud-based resources.

What are the key components of a cloud security solution?

A comprehensive cloud security solution typically includes identity and access management (IAM), encryption, data loss prevention (DLP), network security, threat intelligence, vulnerability management, and security monitoring and incident response capabilities.

What are different types of cloud security solutions?

There are various types of cloud security solutions available to address different aspects of cloud security. Some common types include:

  1. Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs), which provide visibility and control over cloud usage;
  2. Cloud Data Loss Prevention (DLP) tools, which prevent unauthorised data disclosure;
  3. Cloud Encryption solutions, which protect data confidentiality;
  4. Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, which manage user access to cloud resources.
What are the benefits of using cloud security solutions?

Cloud security solutions offer numerous benefits, including improved data protection, reduced IT infrastructure costs, scalability, increased flexibility, centralised security management, real-time threat detection, and enhanced disaster recovery capabilities.

What are some best practices for implementing cloud security solutions?

Best practices for implementing cloud security solutions include defining a comprehensive security strategy, educating employees about security protocols, regularly updating software and patches, monitoring for suspicious activities, and conducting regular security assessments.

How can businesses assess the effectiveness of their cloud security solutions?

Businesses can evaluate the effectiveness of their cloud security solutions by conducting regular security audits, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, monitoring security logs, and analysing incident response and recovery procedures.

How can organisations ensure compliance with industry regulations when using cloud security solutions?

Organisations can ensure compliance by selecting cloud service providers that adhere to relevant regulations, implementing robust access controls, encrypting sensitive data, regularly auditing security measures, and staying updated on compliance requirements.

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Ilja Summala
Ilja’s passion and tech knowledge help customers transform how they manage infrastructure and develop apps in cloud.
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