Businesses are in the midst of a digital transformation. Delivering online services and products as fast as possible is a strategic imperative. The cloud delivers the velocity businesses seek, but those making the transition are learning some difficult truths: cloud security is different, and capitalizing on cloud velocity (i.e., continuous and secure applications delivery) demands new approaches to security.
In the cloud, continuous integration practices shorten cycle times and improve efficiency. When confronted by the cloud’s increasingly complex and dynamic network environment, it is difficult for security to keep pace. Why is security a challenge? Cloud security can’t be approached as simply an o#-premises version of data center security. Security practices have to change if an organization is to benefit from cloud velocity