The 9 Most Dangerous Cloud Security Threats

2. Data Loss

Data stored in the cloud can be stolen by malicious attackers or lost for other reasons, the CSA said. Unless a cloud provider implements adequate backup measures, data can be accidentally deleted by the provider or lost in a fire or earthquake. At the same time, a customer that encrypts data before uploading it to the cloud but loses the encryption key will suffer data loss, the group said.

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