Everything is safer in the cloud … or is it? Organizations have migrated massive amounts of corporate data to cloud environments in the past year, and they show no signs of stopping. After all, cloud computing enhances collaboration, efficiency, and – as many agree – data security.
Yet, as with any technology, the cloud has its vulnerabilities. Often businesses are more focused on operational continuity than cloud security. They want to transfer their data quickly and easily as possible, putting security second. Let’s take a look at the top security threats in the cloud.
TOP 5 CLOUD COMPUTING CYBERSECURITY THREATS
- Denial of Service
Denial of Service (DoS) on a cloud environment can cripple a business. In a DoS attack, cybercriminals overload your system with so much web traffic that your servers cannot buffer, and you cannot access your data. If you manage the bulk of your business on the cloud, a DoS could completely shut you down.