Understanding OWASP Top 10 Cloud Security Risks

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Organizations and governments are moving more and more workloads to the cloud. However, some organizations are refusing to do so as transitioning to the cloud has brought new security threats. For one, the cloud’s connected nature makes information available online and thereby accessible to and anyone with the right credentials. While the concern is understandable, by implementing the right tools and measures, cloud computing can be as reliable as on-premises infrastructure.

The OWASP Top 10 is one such tool. This article delves into the most critical cloud vulnerabilities, according to OWASP, and how to mitigate them.

Introduction to Cloud Security

Cloud security is the protection of applications, infrastructures, and data involved in cloud computing systems. Securing these systems requires cloud providers and users’ efforts – be it an enterprise, small to medium business, or individual user. Cloud security prevents cybersecurity threats, such as unauthorized access and DDoS attacks, to keep cloud data and applications secure. One non-profit foundation dedicated to improving web application security is the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).ADVERTISEMENT

What is OWASP?

OWASP helps organizations by providing them with the necessary tools and recommendations to improve their web application security. Their most well-known project is the OWASP …

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