The use of cloud computing applications has grown significantly in the last two years as the Covid-19 pandemic forced many organisations to adapt to remote working.
Many of those businesses may never go back to being fully on-premises, either because they are switching to a permanently remote model or a hybrid model where employees balance their time between working remotely and working from the office.
It’s easier than ever for enterprises to take a multicloud approach, as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform all share customers. Here’s a look at the issues, vendors and tools involved in the management of multiple clouds.
While this has brought benefits, the increased use of cloud applications and services also brings security risks. Employees can now access corporate applications from anywhere — and that can be exploited by cyber criminals.
A successful phishing email attack, or a leaked or easily-guessed username and password, could provide an attacker with access to a user account and a gateway to the entire network. And because the user is remote, potentially malicious activity might not get picked up until it’s too late, if