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Cloud Security Solution for a Secure Business Ecosystem Cloud computing solutions are ushering in a new era for the technological enabled business world today allowing enterprises to conveniently deliver solutions cost-effectively. Chief Information Officers in various industries sectors today identify cloud computing as the top technology priority for their enterprises. However, as much as this brings in significant benefits for the enterprise, there are an equal number of challenges too in the form of security of the much protected data and its associated risks. The security issues are faced by both the cloud providers as well as customers. Further, with security an all time important aspect, data management and data protection is equally vital for the digitally conversing organizations. The essence of cloud provisioning being self-service, along with the rapid elasticity cloud implementations would enable enterprises to respond dynamically. Cloud security refers to the broad set of policies, technologies, and controls deployed to protect data, applications and infrastructure in cloud computing environment. However, with cloud environments being virtualized, these are also available as an on-demand service . Such easy accessibility without a physical deployment also works out as its weakness. Thus enterprises entering the cloud environment need to understand the implications and make necessary changes in their data protection solutions. In order to achieve the maximum advantage of the cloud computing facility, business enterprises must ensure a secure cloud application and service. Planning has to be a major part of cloud security of the enterprises. Security breaches might result from data leaks, cyber threats and malicious attacks both from internal and external environments. As the data breaches may have great impact on the information cycle, business continuity and have legal and regulatory implications, enterprises must plan accordingly and have the relevant solutions in place to ward of any threat. Further, a logical and structured model based on organizational needs and policies and a strong application security solution will ensure a robust security for the cloud based environment. Besides ensuring security measures in applications and other software used throughout the corporate network, the enterprises can ensure cloud security standards by: Reinforcing security at the hardware level Encryption of data in flight over networks, using protocol to ensure data protection Authentication and verification of individuals and devices Leading service providers have facilitated enterprises with secure cloud applications as well as secure methodologies for the entire ecosystem. This will help them overcome traditional cloud security issues and concentrate on core issues. Read more on - Information Risk Management, privileged identity management

Cloud Security Solution for a Secure Business Ecosystem  

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