Closing the Gap on Cloud Security
Understanding and Implementing the Shared Responsibility Model
Given the sheer size of the target, cloud-based enterprise data is a magnet for malicious security threats from attackers both within and outside of organizations. So, if cloud data theft is not uncommon, which entity—the cloud provider or the customer—is not holding up its end of the shared responsibility model? According to Gartner, the answer is clear: the customer.
It is expected that over the next five years, at least 95% of cloud security failures will be the customer’s fault. Based on the European Union’s GDPR data privacy legislation, regulators place the onus of securing personal data squarely on the shoulders of the data owner, i.e., the entity that collects the data. It is the data owners who are liable for data security breaches and it is their responsibility to ensure that their cloud providers have suitable security and compliance measures in place.
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