Six Critical Considerations to Ensure Cloud Security for the Supply Chain

Companies across industries are leveraging Cloud-based solutions to increase efficiencies and improve supply chain relationships, but the Cloud is not without potential risks


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October 20, 2010 —
















1. Find out how the vendor will secure your data.



Application Access Control


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Infrastructure Security


Personnel Policies


Data Segregation




2. Ensure that data is encrypted both in motion and at rest.



End-to-end Data Encryption




Key Security






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3. Make sure the vendor follows secure development principles.



4. Evaluate security certifications, audits and compliance mandates.







Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)





5. Determine the level of visibility into any intrusion or potential compromise.



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6. Data security procedures and processes need to be an integrated part of the disaster recovery plan.









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