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Ignition Guide to Creating a Control Framework for the Public Cloud

Published: 22 January 2019

ID: G00705504

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


Public cloud computing comes with new information security risks and vulnerabilities that cannot be managed with old security management approaches. This research helps CISOs identify the organization’s cloud risks and create a security framework to secure enterprise data in the public cloud.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 3: Define a Comprehensive Set of Risks Affecting Enterprise Data in the Cloud


Step 2 of 3: Create a Control Framework for Securing Data in the Cloud


Step 3 of 3: Plan to Implement the Cloud Control Framework


Review Your Performance

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