Whenever there is a discussion on Cloud in an enterprise, the topic of cloud security comes up inadvertently. Some would have you believe the cloud is safer than on-premise, while others contend that it is the least safe place you could store your data. Since Cloud is connected to internet, there is a perception that the cloud is not safe because the Internet is not safe. 

Failure to ensure appropriate security protection when using cloud services could ultimately result in higher costs and potential loss of business, thus eliminating any of the potential benefits of cloud computing.

There are a dozen interesting and top cloud security threats that every cloud company has to address. These cloud security threats are very well articulated in Fahmida's article “The dirty dozen: 12 cloud security threats”.