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How to Evaluate Cloud Security

By: Donny C. Shimamoto

Cloud security continues to be one of the greatest concerns of anyone considering putting any type of data into the cloud or a mobile app. Make that data your donor, constituent, health care-related, or financial data, and cloud security jumps to be the number one criterion on most organizations' vendor selection list — or at least it should be. Continued increases in the incidence and sophistication of cyber attacks should have any reasonable person cautiously paranoid about who could get access to data in the cloud.