In light of recent high-profile incidents of data left exposed in the cloud–Verizon customer data left unprotected by a third-party analyst and voter records by a Republican contractor–it seems like a good time for a refresher on the basic principles of cloud security.

This two-minute video by TechRepublic does a great job highlighting the top five cloud security considerations:

  1. Shared space
  2. Strong and pervasive encryption
  3. Secure transfer
  4. Cloud-provider APIs
  5. Users

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