Securing Hybrid Cloud Environments: Manage Access…
Last month Clabby Analytics presented our analysis of the findings of an IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study entitled “The IT infrastructure conversation: new content, new participants, new tone”. In short, the survey indicated that most enterprise executives lack confidence that their existing information infrastructures (systems, storage, and networks) are prepared to handle new mobile, social, Big Data, analytics and cloud workloads.
The survey further indicated that respondents plan to spend more on infrastructure projects to rectify this situation. But this survey also contained one surprising finding: that 50% of organizations are more concerned about internal security as compared with external security, with threats specific to cloud computing ranking as the lowest concern among survey participants. We considered this finding an anomaly – and promised to present our thoughts on cloud security in a subsequent blog. This is that blog.
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NOTE: This column was originally published in the Pund-IT Review.