Cloud Security Basics

Abstract: Cloud services provide enterprise organizations flexibility and new capabilities, however they introduce new risks that must be understood and addressed before procuring a cloud service provider (CSP). Department of Defense (DoD) organizations are charged with handling sensitive data ranging from Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to national security information. As more sensitive data is considered for storage and manipulation in cloud environments, organizations must address new security threats before deploying in an operational environment.

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 03 August 2017

Creator: Endpoint Vulnerability Solutions

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 2 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Reference/Overview; Factsheet

Tags: Threats; Software; Network Access Control; Risk Management