Six Critical Considerations to Ensure Cloud Security for the Supply Chain

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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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