Developers are having a greater impact on how applications are architected, and in many cases, making unilateral choices that are in effect making business decisions for the company. While nearly two-thirds of enterprise IT managers believe they should be the deciding vote in selecting a public cloud service, moving apps to the cloud, or creating a private cloud, business units disagree about 40 percent of the time. CIOs need to manage this.
There’s potentially a gulf of pain between using cloud services and successfully using cloud services. How will you know if you’re being successful? You need the metrics that match your priorities: agility, TCO, reach and productivity.
Making sure you’re prepared is often the lion’s part of success, and the cloud is no exception. The priority is security.
Threat intelligence develops a picture before attacks happen, so you can be prepared if and when they do. Yet, only a quarter of security professionals thought that they were using threat data to effectively combat attackers.
The changing of the software model from shrink-wrap to cloud brought security from an afterthought to the forefront. Here we dive into on three specific areas: confidentiality, integrity and availability.