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Security of the Cloud for Technical Professionals Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375928

Analyst(s): Patrick Hevesi , Richard Bartley


Securing the cloud is one of the top priorities for technical professionals responsible for security. In 2019 research we will continue to focus on the native security controls of the top cloud applications and infrastructures, along with third-party solutions.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • Is Office 365 secure enough, or do I need third-party security tools to augment it?
    • Are native cloud security controls enough to protect my deployment?
    • How do I get visibility of security events across my multiple cloud deployments?
    • How do I choose the right third-party vendor cloud workload protection platform tool?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading

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