What Should Enterprises Consider While Moving the Data to Cloud?

By Enterprise Security Magazine | Monday, January 20, 2020

It's no secret now that transferring data to the cloud can help enterprises from cyberattacks and risky landscapes. Cloud can protect companies from losing their data.

FREMONT, CA: Cloud has revolutionized the way enterprises work since its inception. Cloud has helped the enterprises collect data, store and protect them, in a more scalable way and has become the base of other disruptive companies. Even though cloud grabbed high demand, there is another inevitable issue that the organizations can't take their attention off. The cyberattacks increasingly target both the public and private organizations. There is a reason for this, day by day, more and more data are being ceaselessly stored in the cloud, due to which it becomes the prime target.

Cloud's vast ecosystem opens a new threat vector from stolen credentials, third-party apps, misconfigurations, and much more. Organizations that move to the cloud will have to make sure of new responsibilities, develop new skills sets, and implement new processes. One of the significant steps to consider for better cloud security is to assess the risk landscape and assume the company has no protection.Top Cloud Security Solution Companies

It is also essential to identify cloud computing security to protect sensitive data and assets. Loss of data or intellectual property can lead to large regulatory penalties. Understand what workloads the enterprises want to move to the cloud and how the workloads are being shared and used. The Enterprises can leverage any controls necessary, and do a deep dive into how the network is configured.

The enterprise should find a suitable cloud provider that fits the business model well. Evaluate the security privileges of having a multiple-cloud strategy for better availability and more extended functionality. If an organization can increase workloads across multiple clouds, it's in a stronger position to keep the workloads operating in case one of the clouds is breached or brought down by a denial-of-service attack.

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