Gartner Research

Cloud Security Primer for 2017

Published: 02 February 2017

ID: G00318253

Analyst(s): Jay Heiser


Cloud security remains a top concern of Gartner client organizations. This initiative enables security and risk management leaders to understand the unique challenges and the growing body of practices, products and services for maintaining the security and compliance of cloud use cases.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do you assess and control the security and compliance risks inherent in public cloud environments?
    • What processes and technologies will protect workloads in virtual environments?
    • What approaches will be used to protect data and monitor activities within the extended SaaS environment?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading

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