The cloud is always in the news. Research on the state of cloud security, conducted by AlertLogic, a security-as-a-service provider, shows that on-premise IT is more susceptible to attack than cloud-based infrastructures. This has surprised a lot of cloud-wary business and IT folk. But it really shouldn’t be a surprise at all. The cloud is all about how it’s used. In fact, if you’re careful about choosing the right cloud service, your data is always safe. With cloud automation for IT and business processes, you keep your data exactly where you want it—safe and sound. Cloud automation like this actually reduces your business risk. Let me tell you how.