What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is using the Internet (the cloud) to store, manage and process data rather than using the personal computer or local server. When using the cloud as a the storage of course the data are expose to the cyber risk. Security Governance also play an important role to prevent this cyber risk from getting worse. So cloud security governance can help the company effectiveness and efficiency security management in the cloud environment.
Most of the business organisation nowadays shifting into the cloud environment. There are certain advantages when the business organization using this cloud service such as rapid information system deployment, significantly reduced operating costs, massive economies of scale, processing speed, and agility. Nevertheless, the downside using this service is the organisation need to regular implying the cloud security governance and compliance which some of them unprepared to resolve the problem.
Some of the classic security problem in the cloud such as data breaches, system vulnerabilities, insufficient identity and credential also access management. These fundamental business problems occur because of the deficiency in the cloud security governance and people is concerned that using cloud now is unsecure. To prevent the stigma having cloud is not safe, the organisation need to treat the cloud like their other asset by implementing the security governance framework for cloud system.
Organisation must establish strong security governance frameworks to make sure cloud system operate effectively and efficiently at the same secure from cyber threat. The organisation need to make the cloud secure as they want the whole business to be. Think the cloud as an investment, your IP or your resources. All these think need to be protect from any threat same goes to the cloud system.
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