Top 7 Cloud Security Questions to Ask
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We’ve reached the point that most enterprises have moved past “If we deploy a Cloud,” to “When we deploy a Cloud.” Often the next statement is, “We’re going to start small, try it out and see how it goes, before we expand to broader deployment, more users and applications.” What’s the challenge? Usually it is a concern over security, and that may be coming all the way from the Boardroom.
Cloud is seen as very important for business innovation while at the same time there is increasing executive awareness and scrutiny over how the Cloud will be secured. You can start thinking about Cloud security by asking seven questions:
With all of these questions, it is no wonder that organizations are reluctant to embark on a Cloud journey. From our work with thousands of customers over the years, we believe that with integrated solutions that cover the security domains of People, Data, Applications, Infrastructure, supported by Threat Information and Security Intelligence, organizations can safely reap the benefits afforded by Cloud innovation.
Check out future blogs as we answer each of these questions in turn. You can also learn more about IBM’s approach to Cloud security in this Solution Brief: Safeguarding the Cloud with IBM Security Solutions.
Post by Gretchen Marx, Program Manager for Cloud Security, IBM Security Systems