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When it comes to enterprise adoption of cloud computing, the numbers speak for themselves. Spending on public cloud services will exceed $127 billion in 2018, accounting for more than half of global software, server and storage spending growth, according to market analyst firm IDC.
Many organizations' concerns about securing data in the cloud are valid. Without proper security measures in place, data stored and processed in the cloud becomes vulnerable to leaks and, even worse, to security breaches and attacks.
Ranging from BYOD to data residency, here's a look at seven of the most common -- and perilous -- cloud security risks, along with ways to identify and overcome them.