Rapid growth in cloud usage now leads to complex private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments where a lack of administrative skills in cloud computing coupled with still maturing cloud management applications are now the biggest challenges to ongoing growth in cloud usage within the enterprise.
Cybercriminal attacks are succeeding by following the staged-attack model to bypass traditional defenses and steal data. These advanced attacks happen too frequently for signatures to be developed, rendering traditional standalone defenses unable to respond. Organizations need three key security requirements to defend across the 'Seven Stages of Advanced Threats':
Moving from legacy to cloud infrastructure is a huge win for business, but the process requires a fundamental shift in organizational culture and business processes, both inside and outside IT. In fact, managing this changen may be the biggest challenge your company faces when moving to the cloud, unless youre equipped with the resources that make for a simple, successful transition.