PwC’s Cloud Assurance practice applies a cloud lifecycle approach using the customer’s cloud services. This approach enables comprehensive cloud security and risk management across the enterprise’s own business workflow.
As business use of cloud services continues to grow, an ever increasing amount of sensitive data passes in and out of the cloud, exposing that data—and the business itself—to significant cloud risks. Through cloud discovery your organization can identify the usage of shadow IT, minimize your cloud risk profile, and eliminate potential cloud security threats.
From risk exposures, ineffective operations controls, and unmet governance objectives, organizations may lack visibility into cloud services and usage across the enterprise. Being unable to determine a comprehensive cloud services risk profile can lead to unknown vulnerabilities and threats. Do you know how your company discovers and risk assesses all the cloud services being consumed within the organization?
This paper provides a point of view for risk and security officers, audit executives, and those responsible for deploying cloud services. The following topics are highlighted within the paper: