The adage "it's not what you know, it's what you don't know" has never been more salient than now, the days of distributed web and cloud applications.
Utilizing third-party applications or hosting environments, such as in the cloud, present many risks and unknowns. The greatest and most often overlooked risk
is in the area of system and application security. There are many aspects to security, such as authentication, data protection, and physical system security.
It only takes a single weak link in the chain of security to expose sensitive data. With data breaches reported every other day, there are many unknowns
which necessitates organizations make every effort to secure their data.