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7 Worst Cloud Compliance Nightmares

Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.
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Cloud Service Provider Is Compliant, You Are Not

When you're starting to dip your toes into regulatory compliance, it's easy to assume that as long as your cloud provider is compliant, so are you. This is far from the truth and leads to a scenario that includes fines and a potential halt of business operations if compliance failures persist. A key point to note about data compliance: At the end of the day, the data owner is ultimately responsible for protecting it. This is not only true for the cloud in which you reside, but also the systems and applications you maintain within the cloud.

(Image: Geralt via Pixabay)

Cloud Service Provider Is Compliant, You Are Not

When you're starting to dip your toes into regulatory compliance, it's easy to assume that as long as your cloud provider is compliant, so are you. This is far from the truth and leads to a scenario that includes fines and a potential halt of business operations if compliance failures persist. A key point to note about data compliance: At the end of the day, the data owner is ultimately responsible for protecting it. This is not only true for the cloud in which you reside, but also the systems and applications you maintain within the cloud.

(Image: Geralt via Pixabay)

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