90% of organizations participating in the recent Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report state that at least half of their cloud data includes some form of sensitive information. Rapid shifts to the cloud are encouraging and exciting, but for security professionals, also raise questions about securing a new age of technology. Security used to be considered an inhibitor to the cloud, but has now become one of the driving factors for cloud adoption. Understanding some of the common trends, terms, and challenges of securing your data in the cloud is important to all organizations looking to enhance digital innovation. The Cloud Security for Dummies, Oracle special edition covers just that.
The book is an enjoyable read covering several cloud topics including:
- Maintaining continuous compliance
- The importance of the shared responsibility model
- Best practices for detecting and responding to threats.
- Use of automation to enhance security
This is a great guide for IT professionals looking to manage security alert overload, address security skill shortages, and use machine learning in threat detection.
Moving to the cloud requires a lot of consideration and security should be a priority for organizations of every size. To learn more about securing your users, apps, and data, read Cloud Security for Dummies.