Now, more than ever, the cloud is a relevant topic. Pandemic or not, businesses, schools, and other organizations have moved online and, consequently, many IT departments have had to deal with a move to the cloud. And even if this change had been on the roadmap of affected organizations, such a fast adoption of cloud technologies might have left organizations exposed to risks brought on by customers’ unfamiliarity with the specifics of its configurations.
Understanding the shared responsibility model — with pizza
To understand how an unplanned move to the cloud could put organizations at risk, it’s important to first understand the shared responsibility model. The shared responsibility model has been adopted by major cloud business players to outline whether it’s the customer or the cloud service provider (CSP) that is responsible for an operational task in the cloud.
Source: Trend Micro