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What Is The Shared Responsibility Model?
Cloud service providers often talk about cloud security as being the responsibility of both the customer and the vendor. This is known as the ‘Shared Responsibility’ model, and its aim is to reduce risk by dividing labor between the two parties.
Namely, the customer is responsible for security in the cloud, while the vendor is responsible for security of the cloud. But what does this mean? What implications does it have for securing cloud environments?
Read this article to get educated on shared responsibility and to examine the model in detail.