It can be easy to get caught up in cloud mania, especially with how accessible cloud solutions can be. It can be as easy as entering a credit card number to get started, but there are so many more considerations in an enterprise cloud deployment. 24 x 7 IT Connection takes a look at one of the most important, and often overlooked areas of cloud architecture, security.
By now, we are all used to hearing about the latest security breach some company has fallen victim to. Sony, Target, Anthem, all are household names who have fallen victim and had data stolen. In some cases, innocent customers of these companies have been the ones impacted, and are at higher risk for identity theft since so much of their private information has found its way onto the Internet.Security threats have been around since the dawn of the internet, but it took years for many companies to take them seriously. They come in all different sorts of sizes and shapes, from viruses and malware to hypervisor escapes and ransomware, threats have evolved as fast as their mitigations, if not faster.