The world continues moving deeper into a digital revolution that will alter (for the better, IMHO) how industries do business. Operating on a global digital scale, companies are now challenged to revise their operating models, and in many circumstances, build completely new ones. Cloud computing has become the foundation on which many new models now rest.
An overwhelming 75% of IT budgets are allocated to maintaining their internal systems. It’s no surprise that businesses of all sizes are looking to shift the expense of their infrastructure from capital to operating, while simultaneously reducing IT spend. Hence the intense interest in cloud computing.
In a previous post, Security Overview: Cloud-Based Customer Communications Management, we gave you a quick summary of each of the security layers: physical, network, operating system (OS), database and application. Let’s take a closer look at cloud-based CCM security at the application level, which includes handling of customer data.