Azure Delta: Securing Your Application
- J.D. Meier,
Previous patterns & practices guidance has illustrated the concept of securing the Network, Host and Application layers with the following diagram.
Diagram: Traditional Application Architecture
In designing for a cloud environment it is important to recognize the impact of running in a hosted environment. Issues of security the Host layer are handled by the infrastructure management processes. Thus, securing the cloud looks more like the following.
Diagram: Cloud Application Architecture