Gartner Research

Security Risks in Cloud Computing

Published: 10 April 2019

ID: G00707992

Analyst(s): Enterprise Risk Management Research Team


This research will help security and risk management leaders learn more about cloud computing, key security risks and benefits and strategies for mitigating security risks.

Table Of Contents

Understanding Cloud Computing

A Services Taxonomy

Cloud Computing Business Models

Cloud Cube Model for Security Assessment

Key Security Benefits and Risks

Security Benefits of the Cloud

Key Security Risks

Key Security Risks Exclusive to the Cloud

Additional Third-Party Security Risks

Risks Associated With Cloud Delivery Models

Effect of Risks on Deployment Models

Strategies for Mitigating Security Risks

Early Adopter Profiles


Recommended by the Authors

About This Research

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