What Cybersecurity Threats Do We Face In The Cloud?
Last week I wrote that compliance and complacency are major challenges in the cloud. Yes, defensive technology is the same. However, the cloud poses some specific threats. Multitenancy Multitenancy scares people the most. You share cloud infrastructure with other customers. Your cloud services are running on virtual machines. Those VMs run on shared hardware. You […]
Don’t Overlook the Legal Concerns of the Cloud
The cloud has some unique legal considerations and even risks that are important and often overlooked. It’s a mysterious business for non-lawyers with its own terminology. We talk some about legal issues in Learning Tree’s Cloud Security Essentials course. Let’s start with representations and warranties. A representation is a statement of fact about the past […]
The Undetectable Threat of Cloud Sprawl
In my previous post, I shared about how someone’s greatest fear about cloud computing was how easy it can be. It is so easy, and so tempting, for someone inside your organization to quickly and quietly push some of your data out into the cloud. There is no trail left to tell that this happened, […]