Security practices on the Nectar Cloud

Next steps

Well done! You now know some of the key principles in being secure on the Nectar Cloud.

You should now be able to:

Before launching a virtual machine you can:

  • Understand and use Security Groups
  • Create, encrypt and use Private Keys for authentication

While using your Virtual Machine you can:

  • Know how to keep the Virtual Machine updated
  • Understand account permissions, and using sudo
  • Know to encrypt web communications & add authentication to private dashboards

What to do on your local computer:

  • Keeping the computer updated
  • Use two factor authentication for accounts where possible
  • Using a password manager

Further information
Our Knowledge base has a dedicated Security Guidelines documentation here.

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