Cloud adoption continues to accelerate across enterprises, with more businesses moving from investigating the use of public cloud infrastructure to actually delivering production services to their customers through public clouds. Security in public clouds differs intrinsically from customer-owned infrastructure because there is shared responsibility for security between the customer and the cloud provider.
This guide provided our opinionated step-by-step guidance for configuring and deploying your Google Cloud estate. We highlighted key decision points and areas of focus, and for each of those we provided both background considerations and discussions of the tradeoffs and motivations for each of the decisions we made. We recognize that these choices might not match every individual company’s requirements and business context. You are free to adopt and modify the guidance we've provided.