Forrester Report

Vendor Landscape: Cloud Workload Security Solutions

As businesses continue to adopt both infrastructure-as-a-service (iaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) cloud platforms, S&r pros struggle to protect their organization’s valuable data while minimizing the threat surface of cloud and hybrid cloud workloads. Cloud workload security (CWS) solutions provide automated and layered controls to secure configurations, network, applications, and storage of hybrid cloud hypervisors and workloads. this report provides S&r pros with an overview of the CWS vendor landscape, critical selection criteria, and key vendor differentiation.

Key takeaways:
  • Forget manual cloud workload security: Automate
  • CWS solutions now monitor IaaS APIs and guest operating systems

    About the Author: Andras Cser

    VICE PRESIDENT & PRINCIPAL ANALYST, FORRESTER RESEARCH

    Andras is a leading expert on identity management, access management, user account provisioning, entitlement management, federation, privileged identity management, and role design and management. Andras covers cloud security and enterprise fraud management, which have many synergies with identity and access management when an organization needs to protect against risk and wants to manage fraud appropriately. He helps clients develop enterprise strategies for creating business value through identity management, cloud security, and fraud management.