The FireEye Approach to Effective Cloud Security

| October 1, 2018

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The public cloud addresses many historical security operations pain points, but it also introduces new ones that require security practitioners to adapt. In addition to meeting previous security challenges – out-of-date software, proper firewall configuration, proper authorization policies and procedures – the public cloud adds the additional tasks of tracking ephemeral assets, managing decentralized accounts (so-called “shadow IT”), protecting data stored using cloud provider platform services instead of servers, and verifying that all platform activity is tracked and authorized.

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