With Cloud Security, The Devil’s in the Details (Forbes)


The cloud simplifies IT and offers a lot of value for companies. It can eliminate the need for rows and rows of on-premise servers and staff to manage them, providing elasticity to infrastructure and, for some companies, completely eliminating the need for that physical infrastructure. The management ease of the cloud brings with it an explicit sense of trust. Companies that are customers of cloud providers (and especially their users) tend to implicitly trust the cloud because they believe that reliability and security are completely in the hands of the provider.