5 recommendations for securely purchasing cloud services

Many organisations are either considering or in the process of purchasing cloud services. Cloud services can serve as a major functional addition for organisations, although this does require balanced measures to be taken during their purchase. In practice, organisations regularly fail to purchase cloud services securely, leading to uncontrollable risks. Many of these risks can be mitigated subsequent to the purchase. However some measures are only effective if taken in advance. The NCSC-NL recommends only purchasing cloud services after five measures have been taken. You find these measures in this factsheet