If your job description requires you to store sensitive information of any sort on your work laptop or desktop computer, chances are your company security policy requires you to keep your fixed or removable disk storage encrypted. And if you’re particularly worried about the privacy of the data on your personal computer, for example your bank records, you might even keep your personal computer encrypted. But have you thought about encrypting your instances in a public cloud?
The motivations for moving your business’ existing internal applications to the cloud, developing new applications in the cloud, or subscribing to cloud- based software as a service products are clear. But just in case you missed them, or this is the first paragraph about the cloud you’ve ever read, here’s a quick breakdown.