Security is an art form, and every element is susceptible. To steal a line from a commercial, the most susceptible is the human element. Cloud providers should constantly be looking for ways to remove humans from the equation.
All data is vulnerable and the exploitation methods being crafted today are only a precursor to what is coming. Strong cloud encryption is becoming more and more necessary. Data loss prevention (DLP) in various forms, such as authentication and authorization before access, is critically important.
Research best practices, because they are constantly evolving. Implementation of best practices with compliance and audit will help cloud service providers (CSPs) keep pace with an ever-changing risk landscape.
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