The cloud has allowed businesses to be more agile, responsive and available than ever before.
As a result, over the past decade organisations of every size have rapidly adopted cloud computing. And that trend only seems to be accelerating. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2020 more than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to cloud, making this technology one of the most disruptive forces of IT spending since the early days of the digital age.
However, while the cloud offers compelling new services it also imposes unique security challenges around the protection of sensitive data.