Cyber attacks on sensitive data have made far too many headlines in the recent weeks. Each attack differs in execution, but one thing is often the same - malware is making its way into the network and it's spreading like wildfire.
As firms try to migrate to the cloud and protect themselves from threats like malware, they are engaging in a delicate process that can be compared to creating a painting (as discussed in Part One). In this analogy, malware can be thought of as a saboteur who throws paint at the canvas to ruin the design. Below, one can find the remaining pieces of this story.
Now more than ever, companies are flocking to the cloud. Through a variety of software as a service (SaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), enterprises are able to raise their efficiency, increase their flexibility, and decrease costs. However, pursuing these benefits does come with some risk. In particular, malware and ransomware have transformed from issues on endpoints to systematic threats to organizations’ suites of cloud apps.