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10 Security Questions To Ask A Cloud Service Provider
As security teams try to help line-of-business users and other IT practitioners take advantage of cloud benefits as safely as possible, they're increasingly stepping into the role of trusted advisor. The scalability, flexibility, and convenience of software-as-a-service (SaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings frequently come at the cost of added risk to the business.
It is up to information security pros to help evaluate potential providers to best evaluate where those risks are coming from. Dark Reading talked to a number of experts to come up with 10 must-answer questions that security personnel should get the business in the habit of asking before signing a service agreement.