Cloud Top 5 Risks with IAAS

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IAAS serves as the foundation layer for the cloud computing. The Top security concerns are:

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1) If the business mission critical application is hosted in IAAS environment, the down time due to man mad or nature disaster could introduce significant business risks. There are examples of some companies went bankrupt due to FBI investigation of data breach in IAAS enviroement.


2) Physical security of the IAAS environment. 


3) The Service Level Agreement


4) Compatibility of IAAS and internal legacy infrastructure.


5) Regulatory compliance

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