Reduce Risk with a Cloud Security Maturity Model

Ermetic's CBO Arick Goomanovsky, discusses on Toolbox how cloud security models could help with risk management.

Ermetic Team By Ermetic Team
Reduce Risk with a Cloud Security Maturity Model

The explosion of cloud computing has paralleled a surge in security issues at most enterprises, most of which are still struggling to integrate one or more cloud platforms into their environments safely. With increased attack surfaces, organizations need better protection. Arick Goomanovsky, chief business officer, Ermetic, discusses how cloud security models could help with risk management.

A cloud security maturity model can help rein in complexity in our fast-moving environment. Cloud security best practices and compliance standards provide suitable guardrails but, ironically, can also work at cross-purposes. While compliance standards are broad and need context to focus their enforcement, best practices can be very specific, covering only certain activities while leaving gaps in the wider security mesh.

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