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