Gartner Research

Peer Practices: What Are Other Customers Doing in Cloud Security?

Published: 24 January 2013

ID: G00245511

Analyst(s): Daniel Blum


Ever wondered what your peers are doing in cloud security? Then wonder no more. From service provider assessments, to risk management, to innovative security and identity architectures — Gartner provides quotes and findings from early adopter organizations interviewed in our field research project.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings

Research Findings

  • Security and the Drivers for Cloud Adoption
    • Participants Speak
    • Analyst Perspective
  • Customer Strategies and Upfront Work
    • Participants Speak
    • Analyst Perspective
  • Encountering Issues
    • Issues With Maturity in Cloud Security
    • Issues With Provider Transparency
    • Issues With Security Manageability, Data Protection and Trust
  • Making Security Organization and Risk Management Changes
    • Participants Speak
    • Analyst Perspective
  • Making Security Architecture Changes
    • Participant Speaks
    • Analyst Perspective
  • Don't Skip the Strategy
  • Mature Security Governance and Risk Management
  • Negotiate From a Position of Strength
  • Expect Issues
  • Embrace Change and Architect for Cloud Security
  • Participant Demographics

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