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Cloud Security Has a Problem, and Thankfully, a Solution

As multicloud became mainstream, organizations with deep pockets are found jumping headfirst into it, because why not? Being in multicloud is like sampling different flavors of cloud till you find your favorite flavors to build a personalized home in the cloud. But there is a caveat to joining the multicloud club – it is loaded with security challenges.

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Field Day delegate and long-time technology analyst Melissa Palmer addresses the security challenges in multicloud in her recent article –  A Closer Look at Chef Cloud Security – where she reviews Progress Chef’s multicloud security solution, Chef Cloud Security that provides users full visibility into their multicloud accounts. Users can centrally monitor and mitigate configuration errors that often enhance the risk profile of an organization in multicloud. She writes,

One of the most common misconceptions organizations succumb to when moving to the cloud is the cloud is inherently secure.  This couldn’t be farther from the truth and many organizations end up with more risk than they bargained for.  The worst part?  Because organizations often leverage multiple cloud providers, they don’t have a handle on where the risk falls in each of their cloud environments.

To know what security challenges you are likely to face in multicloud and how Chef Cloud Security can help combat them, read the full article – A Closer Look at Chef Cloud Security.

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Sulagna Saha

Sulagna Saha is a writer at Gestalt IT where she covers all the latest in enterprise IT. She has written widely on miscellaneous topics. On she writes about the hottest technologies in Cloud, AI, Security and sundry.

A writer by day and reader by night, Sulagna can be found busy with a book or browsing through a bookstore in her free time. She also likes cooking fancy things on leisurely weekends. Traveling and movies are other things high on her list of passions. Sulagna works out of the Gestalt IT office in Hudson, Ohio.