10 ways to better operate in a hybrid cloud environment
Multiple industries, including healthcare, are moving toward adoption of hybrid cloud environments using a mix of on-premises, private and public cloud services, according to IBM in a new report.
“Few organizations have a solid understanding of how to secure hybrid cloud,” the company notes. Most employ an array of cloud services from several vendors, each with its own set of security controls, frameworks and products that increase the possibility of vendor lock-in. As a result, there are inherent risks and complexity in the hybrid model. In the report, IBM considers 10 essential security elements of a hybrid cloud.