As organizations adopt Cloud technologies and capabilities, it’s important to discuss how secure (or insecure!) Cloud really is. Security concerns with respect to Cloud computing are similar to those of a traditional information technology (IT) setup. Even though Cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) make the security of their platforms and services their highest priority, organizations using those platforms are still responsible for protecting their own data in the Cloud.
Cloud providers are an attractive target due to the vast amount of sensitive information their services store and manage . . .