Gartner: 5 Things You Must Absolutely Get Right for Secure IaaS and PaaS


To protect cloud workloads, security and risk management leaders must ensure they get these fundamentals right

Cloud-native attacks present increasingly complex threats, as bad actors seek to exploit confusion around multi-cloud strategies including access to cloud platforms as well as the workloads moving onto them.

Security and risk management leaders should look to grant least privilege to cloud resources based on granular, role-based access controls using modern, cloud-native, cloud-ready Privileged Access Management (PAM) tools.

Read this complimentary report to learn about:

  • Complexity challenges of multi-cloud environments
  • 5 things security and risk leaders must get right
  • Least privilege access to cloud workloads
  • Just enough, just-in-time (JIT) access authenticated with MFA

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Gartner: 5 Things You Must Absolutely Get Right for Secure IaaS and PaaS, Tom Croll, 7 May 2020.