Cloud computing provides the speed and agility that digital businesses require along with potentially significant cost savings and generating new sources of revenue. Gartner projects cloud computing to be a $300 billion business by 2021. Although, Gartner’s emerging risk report results clearly show that organizations continue to struggle with cloud security.
This whitepaper provides a general overview of cloud computing, its risks, ownership of risks, best practices and solutions for any organization or individual who wants to learn and understand cloud computing and its security. It also discusses cloud security standards and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on cloud computing, its impact and ways to remain compliant with the regulation.