Cloud adoption is an increasing trend considering cost benefits and agility benefits it provides. Organizations need to deliver rapid and innovative cloud-based solutions while maintaining existing governance best practices with accurate risk assessment, and compliance management for enhancing its security standards.
How do you best incorporate security, governance, and regulatory considerations into your cloud environment, as well as how to categorize and manage risk?
Cloud Security solution should provide Cloud Security Assessment Engine for the analysis of existing security best practices followed by organization. Security Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (Security) offering should aims at providing the customer with a risk-based approach to cloud related security concerns and diverse risks that they could face when their information asset/data is placed on the cloud based on Governance and Operations domains. Governance domain includes assessment of sub domains such as Governance and Enterprise Risk Management, Legal, Compliance and Audit, Information Management and Data Security, Portability and Interoperability. Operations domain includes assessment of sub domains such as Application Security, Perimeter Security, Identity and Access Management, Encryption and Key Management, Incident Management, and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
It should provide guidance on best practices for mapping of controls from multiple regulatory compliance requirements aligned by Cloud Security Alliance to design and implement secure cloud environment.