Have a cloud strategy in place

Gartner estimates that less than one-third of enterprises have a documented cloud strategy and even with the increasing adoption of the cloud, mapping out a cloud strategy is still perplexing to CIOs. This is unfortunate, because a cloud strategy can help ensure an organization is fully up to speed regarding how to protect data. An effective strategy should encompass all dimensions of security, including how to keep data secure, what to do if data is breached, what data is too risky to move to the cloud (such as confidential data) and so forth.

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