Gartner Research

Mind the SaaS Security Gaps

Published: 19 May 2016

ID: G00298060

Analyst(s): Craig Lawson , Sid Deshpande

Summary

Security leaders know that business goals can be achieved only when the same security principles and governance being applied in-house are also applied to the public cloud. CISOs should recommend (to both business and IT) business-ready cloud services that satisfy security and governance standards.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Cloud and Mobile Adoption Can Take Control Away From Enterprise Security Teams
  • Changes in IT Security Must Keep Pace With the Changes Outside
  • Why This Hasn't Already Happened
  • How to Identify the Cloud Service Security Gaps
  • How to Address the Cloud Security Gap With CASBs
    • Visibility
    • Compliance
    • Data Security
    • Threat Protection
  • The Importance of APIs in Securing Cloud Services
  • How to Address the Cloud Security Gap: Use Cases

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