Gartner Research

How to Develop Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Skills

Published: 22 February 2018

ID: G00349712

Analyst(s): Steve Riley


Cloud security upends the traditional notions of protecting systems and data. Cloud security requires dabbling in adjacent IT disciplines, plus real hands-on experience with the cloud. Security and risk management leaders must instill cloud security skills across their teams.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Become a Cloud Security Advocate
  • Form a Cloud Security Center of Excellence
  • Launch Education Programs for Security Staff
  • Predevelop Security Capabilities as Services or APIs
  • Give the Skeptics Something Useful to Do to Help Them Adapt

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