Posted by aionol | 31 JAN 2018

Taking A Closer Look At the ‘Treacherous 12’ Top Security Threats in The Cloud (Part IV)

Taking a closer look at the top 12 security threats in the cloud brings us to how cloud services have been abused (Cloud Security Alliance). The most common security threats businesses face are concerned with moving their workloads to the cloud. There are many barriers to digital transformation, and security concerns have made it into […]

Taking a closer look at the top 12 security threats in the cloud brings us to how cloud services have been abused (Cloud Security Alliance).

The most common security threats businesses face are concerned with moving their workloads to the cloud.

There are many barriers to digital transformation, and security concerns have made it into the top 5. In order to overcome security-based barriers, C-level executives first need to be aware of each and every single one of them. Then, once you know them all, you need to include protective measures for each into your security strategy.

After discussing threats number 1-3threats number 4-6, and threats number 7-9, let’s look at number 10 –

Top Security Threats in The Cloud

Top Security Threats in The Cloud

10. Abuse and Nefarious Use of Cloud Services

There is good and bad in everything. Whilst cloud computing has amazing benefits when it comes to reducing operational costs, improving agility, and providing new and improved online security measures, it can also be used with malicious intends.

The cloud and its power can be used to, for example, break encryptions and lead dos attacks. It is therefore important to train your staff so they are able to recognize signs of abuse. The CSA further recommends to regularly check the health of your cloud environments, and to put appropriate reporting mechanisms into place.

Ensuring that you have the right team to help you track activities in the cloud is essential for the health of your business.

Don’t let your cloud move be a nightmare.

Get in contact with Iono Inc to make sure your cloud stays happy, healthy, and secure.

Read the Final Part here

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