The computing world is moving to ‘as-a-Service’ model – where products, tools and technologies are delivered to users as a service over a network -- typically the internet -- rather than provide locally or on-site within an enterprise. It can be accessed at any time, generally on a subscription basis.
Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle, Salesforce, Intuit and Shopify are just some of the big-name examples of companies who have moved to an SaaS model.
But the move to providing services (and storage) over a network – that is, cloud computing – has reinforced the need for robust cybersecurity practices. Ideally, cloud security should be a shared responsibility between your IT department or provider, the business itself, and the cloud provider. But where there are gaps ,there are vulnerabilities.
Here are some tips to ensure your cloud computing experience remains a safe one!