Cloud Storming

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1. Advancements in technology results in more organizations picking up cloud to store their information. Cloud storming refers to cyber criminals taking advantage of the pervasive nature of information stored in the cloud to perform malicious activities.

Related Term: Configuration Exploitation







(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

 

2. Security tends to be a challenge when working with data and assets outside of normal environments. Cloud storming attacks take advantage of the proliferation of data stored in the cloud, the inherent shortfalls in outsourced cybersecurity, and the challenge of breach response activities.
Source: (Verizon, 2017)