Data Breaches pose a real threat

The threat of a data breach is raised to a new level with Cloud computing services. You may have heard about a lot of data breach incidents on the news. The cloud surely is a promising platform, but it also comes with a unique set of characteristics that make it more vulnerable to certain threats. Understanding those vulnerabilities is key to strengthen its services.

« Man In the Cloud Attack », a study by the Ponemon Institute, concluded that a data breach is three times more likely to occur for businesses that utilize the cloud than for those that don’t. The study comes to this conclusion by analyzing nine scenarios where a data breach occurred.