TARGETED ATTACKS AND REAL WORLD HACKS
Exposing the Threat Profile of Cloud and Hosted Environments
Using operational data from business customers in both enterprise data center and cloud hosting provider environments and comparing the occurrence, frequency and diversity of incidents across six categories of security threats, Alert Logicâ€™s Security Research team investigates the most pressing issues impacting security on-premise and in the cloud.
Data Leads to a Consistent Conclusion
The Spring 2013 Cloud Security Report analyzes six months of new threat data from over 1,800 Alert Logic customer environments, finding that cloud and hosted environments are not inherently less secure than enterprise data centers. With over two years of data analyzed in three reports, the conclusion is consistent: fears about cloud security are not supported by the data.
A Closer Look at the Threat Occurrence