Security planning for a cloud application migration

Legacy Application Modernization for the Cloud

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  • SPI model (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)

    SPI is an acronym for the most common cloud computing service models, Software as a Service, Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service. 

  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider and made available to customers over a network, typically the Internet. 

About Legacy Application Modernization for the Cloud

Cloud computing is all about moving applications into the cloud, but that's not as simple as it sounds. Homegrown applications often must be re-architected to meet the demands of cloud application migration, and depending on the deployment and delivery model, application security remains the responsibility of the application owner. This section covers topics related to legacy application modernization for the cloud, including how cloud computing changes the application security dynamic and tactics to deal with cloud application security successfully.