Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications and infrastructure providers like AWS and Microsoft Azure have become the norm for businesses large and small. Improving cloud security maturity is even more important given the rise in cloud workloads and a chronic lack of cloud expertise. Instead of achieving the desired digital transformation and cloud optimization, organizations that ignore cloud cybersecurity gaps or invest too little can do more harm than good. Service providers are well placed to be trusted advisors to business decision makers to benefit from the growth of cloud computing and cybersecurity.
This article explains cloud responsibilities, the benefits of comprehensive attack surface protection, cloud security considerations, and how managed security service providers (MSSPs) can leverage this cloud security opportunity.