Pre-COVID, cloud adoption was often seen as an aspirational goal for many enterprises in highly regulated industries. Despite the wealth of benefits, many enterprises in sectors such as defense and aerospace, financial services, and energy saw the risks associated with migrating to the cloud as too high. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Like many aspects of our lives in 2020, businesses saw the dramatic reprioritization of digital transformation initiatives, with cloud technologies taking a top spot on the list. Yet, while many organizations in these regulated industries are strongly considering adopting cloud technology, the risks remain. Here we will dive into how to shift to the cloud while maintaining compliance and mitigating risk.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from CyberSaint Blog authored by Ethan Bresnahan. Read the original post at: https://www.cybersaint.io/blog/cloud-first-digital-transformation