Shift Your Focus From Worrying to Growing Your Business With Cloud Security Solutions




Customer data protection

Protect customers with a robust cloud security strategy that builds trust. Draw upon best practices from data-sensitive industries including finance, government, and healthcare.


Risk reduction

Reduce risk with modern security tooling and cloud security posture management (CSPM). Every data entry point is accounted for, every user verified.


Security hardening & exposure management

Secure attack surfaces, and detect data breaches and correct misconfigurations at scale. Fortify every stage of the development process with safeguards and automated compliance.


SADA's industry-leading security experts stand at the ready to help you prepare and fortify your organization against any threat. With our Security Confidence Program, you'll isolate new attack vectors, stay on top of shifting regulatory landscapes and compliance standards, and rest assured that your cloud data, your customers, and your business are safe.

Google Cloud Specialization Security

Cloud security posture management (CSPM)

Dramatically reduce risk with continuous monitoring of your cloud security posture and cloud asset inventory.

Zero trust

Apply verification at every data entry point to secure external attack surfaces and protect employee accounts.

Security operations

Detect and contain breaches and correct misconfigurations more efficiently with modern security tooling.

App and user protection

Protect customers, applications, and infrastructure more efficiently with intelligent user protection.

Risk and compliance as code

Catch misconfigurations before they're even deployed to reduce risk automatically.

Workload protection

Release products with higher assurance and increased velocity by implementing security tooling as part of the software design lifecycle.

Data posture management

Implement proper data governance tooling to drive more effective business intelligence.

Boundary defense

Provide additional layers of protection around sensitive cloud assets with proper access security controls.

Cloud Security confidence assessment

Stay ahead of the threats: Boost your confidence in your security posture

Engage with SADA to assess and strengthen your Google Cloud security posture to protect your data, your customers, and your teams from evolving threats.


No matter your industry, security threats like phishing, ransomware, and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks are not to be taken lightly. When it comes to security, you need champions who have your back. 

That’s where SADA comes in with industry-leading security experts who can design a solution for any threat profile.

Maintaining a proactive rather than reactive stance against cyber attacksTools and processes are deployed using automations and monitoring to continuously protect your organization against vulnerabilities.
Meeting compliance requirements in a timely and cost-effective mannerCompliance is easily managed with fully implemented policies and cloud-native procedures.
Attracting and retaining new business that expects top security standardsYour customers will rest assured knowing that you have a comprehensive cybersecurity program.
Eliminating single points of failure that impede your business operationsOperational efficiency is improved by offloading manual activities with new automated workflows, meaning your resources are free to concentrate on core business objectives, not unnecessary toil.

Top 5 cloud security threats and how to confront them in 2023

Download this ebook to start preparing your organization for what's to come, with confidence. Plus, you'll get a breakdown of the most vital questions to bring to every security meeting.


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Mobile gaming leader Kabam levels up defenses with security deep dive

Learn how SADA helped Kabam target critical security issues, baseline their security against the overall software industry, and plan their roadmap for future security configurations.


Our expert teams of consultants, architects, and solutions engineers are ready to help with your bold ambitions, provide you with more information on our services, and answer your technical questions. Contact us today to get started.


What is cloud security?

Cloud security refers to the set of policies, procedures, and technologies designed to protect data, applications, and infrastructure in cloud computing environments. Cloud computing offers a range of benefits, such as scalability, cost savings, and accessibility, but it also presents unique security challenges. Cloud security is essential for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of cloud-based resources.

What is involved in cloud security?

Cloud security is comprised of multiple layers of protection, including physical, network, host, application, and data security. Physical security involves securing the data centers and infrastructure that host cloud services, such as access control, surveillance, and environmental controls. Network security includes securing the communication channels and data flows between cloud-based resources, such as encryption, firewall, and intrusion detection and prevention systems.

What is host security?

Host security means securing the virtual machines, servers, and other computing resources in the cloud environment. This includes patching, hardening, and configuring these resources to minimize the risk of vulnerabilities and attacks. Application security involves securing the software and applications running on the cloud, such as authentication, authorization, and input validation.

What is data security?

Data security involves securing the data stored in the cloud, such as encryption, access control, and backup and recovery mechanisms. Data privacy is also a critical aspect of cloud security, as cloud providers and users must comply with various regulations and standards related to data protection.

Identifying cloud security risks

Management and governance activities, such as risk management, compliance, and auditing are a key part of cloud security. Cloud providers and users must work together to identify and assess the risks associated with cloud services, develop and implement security policies and procedures, and regularly monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of these measures.

The roles of cloud providers and users in cloud security

Cloud providers and users share responsibility for security in the cloud. Cloud providers are responsible for securing the infrastructure and platform layers of the cloud, while cloud users are responsible for securing the applications and data layers. It is essential for cloud providers and users to establish clear roles and responsibilities, communicate effectively, and collaborate closely to ensure the security of cloud-based resources.

Why is cloud security important?

1. Enhanced data security

Cloud security means that data is protected against unauthorized access, theft, and loss. Cloud security solutions offer a range of security measures, including encryption, access control, and data backup and recovery, that protect data at rest and in transit. Cloud providers also offer advanced security features, such as multi-factor authentication, intrusion detection and prevention, and security monitoring, that provide an additional layer of protection against security threats.

2. Improved business continuity

Cloud security solutions provide your organization with robust business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities. Cloud providers typically offer backup and recovery solutions, including data replication and failover capabilities, that ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster or outage. Cloud security solutions also provide you with the ability to recover from security incidents quickly, minimizing the impact on business operations.

3. Scalability and flexibility

Cloud security solutions are designed to be scalable and flexible, allowing your organization to adapt to changing security needs. Cloud security solutions can be easily scaled up or down based on the organization's security requirements, allowing them to respond quickly to changing security threats. Cloud security solutions also provide you with the flexibility to choose the security measures that best meet your needs, allowing them to tailor their security solutions to specific requirements.

4. More cost-effective

Cloud security solutions are often more cost-effective than traditional security solutions. Cloud-based security solutions do not require large upfront investments in hardware and software, and maintenance and updates are handled by the cloud provider, reducing the need for in-house IT staff. Cloud security solutions also enable your organization to pay for only the services that you need and scale your security solutions based on demand, further reducing costs.

5. Centralized management

Cloud security solutions provide your organization with centralized management capabilities, making it easier to manage security across multiple locations and devices. Cloud security solutions offer a single interface for managing security policies, making it easier to enforce security measures across your organization. Centralized management also provides greater visibility into security threats, making it easier to detect and respond to security incidents.

6. Compliance

Cloud security solutions can help you meet compliance requirements for data protection and security. Cloud providers offer compliance certifications and audits, such as HIPAA, PCI DSS, and ISO 27001, that help your organization meet regulatory requirements and demonstrate compliance to auditors and customers. Cloud security solutions also offer advanced security features, such as access controls and data encryption, that help you meet regulatory requirements.

How does cloud security work?

Cloud security represents a set of measures and technologies that are used to protect data, applications, and infrastructure in the cloud. It is designed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of cloud resources. In this section, we explain key components and technologies.

Key components of cloud security

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

IAM provides a mechanism for controlling access to cloud resources, such as applications and data. IAM ensures that only authorized users can access these resources, and that access is granted based on the principle of least privilege. IAM typically includes features such as single sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication (MFA), and role-based access control (RBAC).

Data Encryption

Data encryption protects data stored in the cloud from unauthorized access. Encryption algorithms are used to convert data into an unreadable format, which can only be decrypted using a specific key. This ensures that even if an attacker gains access to the data, they will not be able to read it without the decryption key.


Firewalls protect cloud resources from network-based attacks. They control incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules. Firewalls are typically used to protect web applications and databases.

Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP)

IDP systems detect and prevent attacks on cloud resources. They analyze network traffic and system logs to identify suspicious activity. When an attack is detected, the IDP system can take action to block the attack or alert security personnel.

Vulnerability Management

Vulnerability management identifies and mitigates vulnerabilities in cloud resources. This includes regularly scanning cloud resources for known vulnerabilities and applying security patches to address them.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

A VPN provides secure remote access to cloud resources. It creates a secure, encrypted connection between a remote user and the cloud network, ensuring that data transmitted over the connection is protected from unauthorized access.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

SIEM systems collect and analyze security-related data from cloud resources. They can identify security incidents and generate alerts for security personnel.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

CASB is a security solution that provides visibility and control over cloud applications and resources. It can monitor and control access to cloud resources, enforce security policies, and detect and respond to security incidents.

Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM)

CSPM ensures that cloud resources are configured in a secure manner by identifying misconfigurations and vulnerabilities in cloud resources and providing recommendations for remediation.


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