6 Questions to Ask Your Cloud Provider Right Now

March 6, 2018


The cloud is fairly new territory for many organizations and, consequently, it’s an area where mistakes are made stemming from confusion around the role cloud service providers play in security, and how companies should work with them.

“Organizations looking to host their data in cloud service providers have the best intentions in mind, and the clients I speak with are looking at security as being a key motivator,” says Mark Judd, research analyst at Gartner’s Research Analyst Lab.

But, Judd says, many businesses are in the mindset of thinking that because major players like Amazon and Microsoft have not been directly compromised, any data they put in those companies’ cloud environments will automatically be secure. The problem is, security works both ways.

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