Cloud Security is Simple

Cloud Security principles appear simple, but execution becomes incredibly complex at scale.

If you are working in Cloud Security in any area (or Cloud assurance or Governance), the title of this post probably caught your attention. You may have thought to yourself, “ah, clickbait!”. While this is a somewhat attention-grabbing statement, I don’t intend it to be clickbait. Instead, I hope to spark some discussion about why something simple on its face is simultaneously very difficult to get right.

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A May-December Romance – Public Cloud Providers & Large Enterprises

It’s to be expected, really.  You want to go out clubbing, and the object of your affections, who is significantly older than you, wants to get an early night because they have a parent-teacher meeting first thing in the morning.

Clearly, in this scenario, retail Public Cloud Providers (PCPs) are the younger member of the relationship – looking to move fast and break things, as it were.  Large, regulated Enterprises are the older partner, looking to put their feet up at the end of a complicated and trying day.  They can’t move as fast as the PCPs, because they have accumulated responsibilities in the form of regulatory and board oversight, and have less agility in their old bones than the more nimble PCPs. Continue reading “A May-December Romance – Public Cloud Providers & Large Enterprises”

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