For many businesses, the benefits of shifting to the cloud can include anything from reduced costs to better mobility and simpler scalability. However a shift to the cloud has always brought with it a range of risks, many of which were once overblown, but still require careful monitoring and mitigation.
This is why businesses must also utilise security tools to effectively monitor access, enforce policies and protect the data stored within cloud applications. This tends to range from encryption to data loss prevention.
More effectively is the benefits of a CASB (cloud access security broker) tool. This sits between an organisation's on-premise and cloud infrastructure, allowing for existing security policies to be extended out to cloud environments.
Here is a list of some of the best security tools available to keep your cloud environment secure.