The allure of the "Cloud" is indisputable. Organizations are moving into the cloud at a rapid pace. Even companies that have said no to the Cloud in the past have started migrating services and resources. The Cloud is a new paradigm, and the rapid update pace makes it difficult to keep up, especially when it comes to security.
This presentation focuses on the Microsoft Cloud (Azure AD & Microsoft Office 365) and explores the most common attacks against the Cloud and describes effective defenses and mitigation. While the content is focused on the Microsoft Cloud, some of the attack and defense topics are applicable to other cloud providers and are noted where applicable.
Key items covered:
- Attacks against the Cloud (including "Solarigate" attacks)
- Methods to detect attack activity
- Securing cloud infrastructure against attacks