Software defined infrastructure (compute, storage, networking and platform services) provides world-class on-demand capabilities that can enable agility for Enterprise use cases. Because this infrastructure is created dynamically and virtually, security professionals need new methods and tooling to secure cloud workloads.
In the old data center model, physical access to infrastructure created a need for human, process-based controls to protect assets. With the move to public providers, organizations must rethink all aspects of governance and security to enable the new pace of delivery demanded by their business. Chief among these concerns are ownership, management and audit of Identity and Access Management (IAM).