The Importance of Cloud Risk Management 

cloud risk management

With considerable benefits like easier access to innovative technologies, simpler scalability, and reduced IT expenditures, increasing numbers of companies are migrating their data and infrastructure to a cloud environment. In fact, cloud adoption has been so prolific over the last decade that 94% of companies now use cloud services of some kind – with an astonishing 61% of organisations migrating … Read More

7 Advantages of DSPM for Data Security

7 advantages of DSPM for data security

Although cloud computing has revolutionised a company’s ability to share data, to account for an increasingly mobile and distributed workforce, cloud environments also complicate its ability to secure sensitive data.   The exponentially increasing volume of data – and datasets being frequently duplicated across multiple cloud-based platforms, applications, and services – mean that most cloud security solutions struggle to keep up … Read More

Hack Proofing with Cloud Cybersecurity

hack proofing with cloud cybersecurity

While cloud computing has provided companies with the means to scale their operations quickly, in addition to an array of cost and performance benefits, it’s also opened them to a wide range of cyber threats. The main reason for this is that as companies move their data, applications, and systems to the cloud, as opposed to residing “on-prem”, they can … Read More

What is IoT cybersecurity?

What is IoT cybersecurity?

To best understand IoT cybersecurity is to first understand what IoT is all about. Internet of things (IoT) are objects with software, sensors, processing ability, and other technologies that connect and exchange data with systems and other devices over communications networks or the internet. And, as more businesses are adopting IoT devices, cybersecurity has never been more important to protect … Read More

What are cloud security metrics?

cloud security metrics

Cloud migration has surged in recent years, with an estimated 94% of companies adopting cloud services as of 2022. Predictably, cybercriminals have capitalised on this rapid shift to the cloud, and have turned their attention to finding ways to infiltrate the cyber security defences of cloud service providers.   Unfortunately, as their sensitive data, applications, servers, and other assets are stored … Read More

Understand cloud computing vulnerabilities endangering your data 

understand cloud computing vulnerabilities

Cloud computing vulnerabilities basics When discussing cloud vulnerabilities, it’s important to define indicators based on clear and concise definitions of risk factors concerning cloud computing. Cloud computing security has never been as crucial as it is now. Not only are the risks and threats vast, but in many cases, the security itself is cited as the main stumbling block for … Read More

What are the cloud security challenges in 2022?

Cloud computing cloud security challenges

Taking a closer look at the main cloud security challenges, issues and threats found in 2022 As organisations right around the world switch their operations over to cloud computing, the security implications that come with it intensify. IT teams are now locked in a race to come up with the latest and best cloud security solutions to ensure that their organisations … Read More

Why do you need a cloud security posture management (CSPM)?

cloud security posture management or CSPM

What is cloud security posture management or CSPM? Cloud security posture management (CSPM) is a key element of cloud data security that scans cloud environments and alerts security teams to configuration vulnerabilities and compliance risks in cloud services.   CSPM automates the identification and restoration of risk across cloud infrastructures, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as … Read More

What should you cover during a cloud security audit?

RiskXchange What should you cover during a cloud security audit RiskXchange The leader in Third-Party Cyber Risk Management

RiskXchange generates objective and quantitative reporting on a company’s cyber security risk and performance for your cloud security audit. The 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) highlights that 73 percent of cyberattacks involved cloud assets during 2020, which is a dramatic increase from the 27 percent recorded in 2019. Not only does this show that cloud security incidents and … Read More