The Risks of Overlooking Your Cloud Service Provider’s Shared Responsibility Model

Although many enterprises adopt new cloud applications on a regular basis, few have real-world experience in securely adopting these services.


With over 80% of businesses relying on cloud applications and infrastructure, IT teams are expected to be experts in evaluating their features and capabilities. Deep knowledge of redundancy, global infrastructure, and SLAs has also become business critical. However, there is one section in the cloud service provider’s (CSP) Terms of Services document that often gets overlooked: the Shared Responsibility Model.

This white paper examines the root cause behind the confusion, some unfortunate results due to the confusion, and how to embrace the Shared Responsibility Model.


You’ll learn about:

  • The myth of “set it and forget it”
  • Who is really responsible after unauthorized access or use
  • How to protect your organization in the Shared Responsibility Model

Download this free white paper, “Making Sense of the Shared Responsibility Model,” to learn how to protect your organization as you move business critical operations to the cloud.

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