Gartner Research

Cloud Security and Emerging Technology Security Primer for 2016

Published: 14 January 2016

ID: G00293190

Analyst(s): Jay Heiser


Gartner's 2016 cloud and IoT security research will advise CISOs and security teams on how to adapt to evolving challenges of secure enterprise use and connectivity with those areas. We will provide best practices for risk assessment and management, process changes and technology evaluation.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we assess provider security and make decisions enabling the safe use of cloud computing?
    • What are the most important processes and technologies for the secure and controlled use of infrastructure as a service (IaaS)?
    • What are the most important processes and technologies for the secure and controlled use of SaaS?
    • Which technologies and processes should we use to control access to data in the public cloud and Internet of Things?
    • How do we architect for network security in cloud computing?
    • How do we architect for operational technology (OT) and IoT security?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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