While those in IT are sold on moving to the cloud, they’re equally deterred by the security threats. Time is of the essence. According to CSO, more than 80% of enterprises have adopted two or more public cloud infrastructure providers, and nearly two-thirds are using three or more.” With the rapid migration to the cloud, and the more recent partnerships between data centers, software, and cloud computing technologies, organizations need to be prepared for the potential unintended consequences stemming from weaknesses and unauthorized changes in a cloud environment.
Generally speaking, cloud security refers to a set of policies, controls, procedures and technologies working together to protect cloud-based systems, data and infrastructure. The end goal is to protect data, satisfy regulatory compliance, protect privacy and set authentication rules for users and devices.
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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Cimcor Blog authored by Jacqueline von Ogden. Read the original post at: https://www.cimcor.com/blog/5-takeaways-on-cloud-security