5 Challenges to securing public cloud infrastructure

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A recent CyberRisk Alliance Business Intelligence study of how organizations are managing cloud security revealed that the number of cloud assets/workloads is growing among companies, with 55% of respondents running up to 50 assets/workloads in the public cloud and 56% on hosted clouds; on average respondents maintain 66 assets in either public or hosted clouds. Respondents acknowledged having to fend off many more attacks coming from public clouds. This eBook explores 5 challenges specific to public-cloud infrastructure, how attackers are exploiting them, where security teams struggle most, and how to harden defenses through greater collaboration between security analysts, IT and developers.