Ian Smith is the CEO of a data analytics company in Melbourne, Australia. Ian Smith requested
you to consult them in updating their infrastructure in such a way that it enables their
employees to work from home. The employees of analytics company are working with health
dataset and they have to comply with the government and international regulations. The
company is currently hosting all data sets inside an on premise server. The company has
provided company laptops to its employees, in which they do not have administrative
You also have noticed that, once all the employees are allowed to connect to the on premise
from home, the network perimeter devices and WAN links of the company will not be
sufficient to handle the load of incoming traffic.
Considering all these factors, you decided to use a public cloud platform and enable most of
the employees to access data sets from the public cloud. The senior data scientists are only
allowed to access the on premise server. The changes conducted by senior data scientists will
be synced with the public cloud.
Task 1: Review the article, “Issues And Challenges of Data Security In A Cloud Computing
Environment”, to develop an understanding of the cloud platform and security aspects. The
Article is uploaded on the LMS.