Cloud security incidents can lead to severe consequences like penalties for failing audits, regulatory compliance violations, abuse of cloud resources, loss of business due to system disruption or downtime, and reputational loss. And, in a post-ZIRP world where being default alive is the most important thing for startups, an incident stemming from poor security hygiene can put you completely out of business. In this multi-part series, I explore the top five cloud security risks that I've seen early stage startups encounter, along with common causes and mitigation best practices.
Addressing Cloud Security Risks: Part 4 - Insecure Software Development & Deployment (coming soon)
Addressing Cloud Security Risks: Part 5 - Sensitive Data Disclosure (coming soon)