As organisations continue to seek scalability, flexibility and efficiency in their technology stack, cloud platforms become part of the decision process.
Many organisations, small and large, are seeing agility as being a key part of their strategy. If it’s moving away from the ‘end of life’ legacy system issues, lowering cost, rapid growth plans or scaling back, moving in to the Cloud ticks a lot of boxes that organisations should be considering.
It is critical for information security professionals to understand cloud computing, the various models and associated risks. Additionally, information security professionals must develop strategies that empower the business’ consumption of critical cloud services while adopting the necessary security measures, balancing the risk versus reward of cloud computing.