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Microsoft has issued guidelines about Azure security that spell out when a problem is your problem and when a problem is Microsoft's problem. Two documents explain Redmond's approach to problem-solving. The first is called Shared Responsibilities for Cloud Computing (PDF) and explains how Microsoft divides responsibility for …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Not bad, but something is still missing

    I see no explanation concerning security against NSA snooping and National Security Letters for non-US companies.

    So, Microsoft, care to clarify on that point ?

    1. Dan 55 Silver badge

      Re: Not bad, but something is still missing

      That's your problem.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Not bad, but something is still missing

      Makes sense really... the stuff they control is their problem. The stuff you control is your problem.

      On the NSA, MS just sued the DoJ over that concern.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Linux

    You know it makes sense!

    No security worries here, running Linux Mint.

    1. Candy

      Re: You know it makes sense!

      On-Prem. Therefore: Your problem.

    2. Mark 85 Silver badge
      Trollface

      Re: You know it makes sense!

      Ah.. you answered my question before I could ask it... Namely: "whose problem is Windows 10?".

  3. adnim Silver badge
    Meh

    I don't use Azure

    No problem

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: I don't use Azure

      Unfortunately for many of us:

      No problem == No job

  4. Mage Silver badge
    Devil

    Cloud

    Great for temporary collaboration and non-critical data you can afford to lose or have public or temporarily inaccessible

    Madness for core business.

  5. jake Silver badge

    Easier answer.

    I roll it out for myself, and it's all my problem.

    25 years+, no problems. Go figure :-)

  6. SVV Silver badge

    Microsoft explains which cloud security problems are your problem

    You chose Microsoft

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Next question..

    .. will they now get sued for their blatant attempt to abuse the Olympic logo?

    There's nothing Olympic about Microsoft, so I hope so.

  8. x 7

    don't use cloud services. That way its obvious where responsibility lies

  9. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

    Can't I just rent cloud storage from the NSA directly and be done with it?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Big Brother

      Can't I just rent cloud storage from the NSA directly and be done with it?

      You already are ... Room 641A

  10. Former Cyber Spook

    Not Perfect but better than most!

    What Microsoft has done is defined where the boundaries are. It's like renting a building, you have the responsibilities for the equipment you put in the building but not he building. Understanding the boundaries of responsibilities is a good start. Now if these companies would understand the need for a proper security and contingency plan, then maybe things would be more secure.

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