Cloud computing has continuously witnessed its share of concerns, especially around security and data storage. So much so that cloud computing security or, cloud security has evolved as a sub-domain of cloud computing and information security.
In precise words, cloud security can be termed as a broad set of policies, technologies, and controls deployed to protect data, applications, and the associated infrastructure of cloud computing.
Till date, organizations at large have looked at cloud computing with an eye of scepticism, as they view potentially sensitive data at risk from insider attacks. Cloud security therefore needs to address the issues that have arisen from security management.
According to the Research and Markets’ Global Security Services Market 2015-2019 report, the demand for cloud-based security is leading the charge in the market for security products. Moreover, the Cloud Security Market report by MarketsandMarkets predicts the market size at nearly $9 billion by 2019.
So, before you conclude your apprehensions on cloud computing, here is an Infographic which enlists 7 encouraging figures from Microsoft that you should certainly go through.