As a CDW field solution architect, I work with organizations across numerous industries as they grapple with the complexity of securing cloud computing environments. These environments range from full-scale public cloud deployments to internal private clouds, along with varying degrees of hybrid cloud. But whatever the technology, the security issues remain constant. We work with them to protect their data, applications and infrastructure against a wide range of threats.

Here are some key steps that you can take to secure your own cloud computing deployments.