IDG Contributor Network: 5 key observations on cloud-native security

While the term “cloud” used to be the main topic of discussion in the technology industry, “cloud-native” is taking its place—and with it, “cloud-native security.” There are many elements to keep in mind as more organizations begin to build their IT and security in the cloud, but here are five key observations to consider as your organization seeks to understand the different elements.

1. Cloud-native security has nothing to do with cloud access security brokers

When people started focusing on working in the cloud, many organizations realized they needed to switch gears and start to consume software-as-a-service. Because of the shift, concerns about public cloud security erupted, ushering in the era of the cloud access security brokers (CASB), which typically handled tasks like securing Salesforce data.

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from InfoWorld Cloud Computing