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eBook: A Modern Approach to Securing Your Hybrid Cloud

eBook: A Modern Approach to Securing Your Hybrid Cloud

eBook: A Modern Approach to Securing Your Hybrid Cloud

According to Gartner there is a massive shift to the hybrid cloud. They are predicting that by 2020, 90% of organizations will adopt hybrid infrastructure management capabilities. This massive shift opens the door to more security threats, but if managers sufficiently prepare and monitor their environment, the shift can be seamless and organizations can take advantage of the on-premise assets and unlimited cloud scalability.

This 36 page Hybrid Cloud eBook looks at how building a Continuous Security Architecture can improve an organization's security posture; reducing the potential threat of breaches by providing one view, with remediation, across physical, public, and hybrid clouds. In this eBook you will learn:

  • The challenges facing today's CISO
  • How continuous security applies to the Cloud and Containers
  • Understanding the Shared Responsibility Model
  • How to build a Cloud-native Continuous Security Architecture
  • The operational side to securing modern workloads
  • 10 key criteria for building a secure hybrid environment


What We Mean by Continuous Security — Tech and Business Needs

  • Challenges Facing the CISO 
  • How This Applies to the Cloud (and Containers) 
  • The Shared Responsibility Model 

A Cloud-native Continuous Security Architecture 

  • Micro-Services 
  • Micro-Segmentation 
  • API-First 
  • Controls, Frameworks, Benchmarks, and Guidelines 
  • The UI and Reporting 
  • SDN, SDDC, and NFV 

Securing Modern Workloads—The Operational Side 

  • Agility in Security—DevSecOps, AWS CloudFormation, and Quick Start Example 
  • Container Security 
  • Adaptive/Predictive Analytics; Security Analytics 
  • Looking Ahead—Functions as a Service / Cloud Functions 

Ten Selection Criteria: Keys to Success 

  • Benchmark Development—Controls and Target of Evaluation (ToE) 
  • Understanding Security Control Requirements In-Depth 
  • Understanding Your Infrastructure Workloads and Targets In-Depth 

Acronyms / Glossary 



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09 April 2018



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