GRC: 7 Questions to Ask Your Cloud Service Provider

By Tony Kontzer  |  Posted 08-22-2011 Print
If you're overseeing your company's migrations to the cloud, you want assurances that the services you subscribe to won’t present excessive risk. These are the seven hard questions you need to ask of your cloud vendors.

CIOs overseeing migrations to the cloud want assurances that the services their companies subscribe to won't present excessive risk and will enable them to govern those environments as if they are an extension of the organization. For more on how organizations are handling these issues, read our strategic tech feature, GRC in the Cloud. To get the assurances required from cloud vendors, CIOs need to ask hard questions. That list of questions should include the following:

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