Skip to main content

Save or Share this Report

For Security & Risk Professionals

Create Your Cloud Security Technology Strategy And Road Map

Current Security Strategies And Road Maps Are Inadequate To Mitigate Cloud Risk

September 14, 2016

Primary author headshot


Why Read This Report

Cloud workloads are here, and as the CISO, it's your responsibility to protect them. To protect your sensitive data in the cloud from security breaches, privacy abuses, and other incidents, you need an overarching strategy and a detailed road map that includes cloud discovery and workload management, data protection, activity and threat monitoring, data loss prevention, and identity and access management. This report helps CISOs create a cloud security technology strategy and road map with a systematic and repeatable process.

Get Access

Already a Client?

Log in to read this document.

Become a Forrester Client

Customers are the new market-makers, reshaping industries and changing how businesses compete and win. Success depends on how well and how fast you respond. Forrester Research gives you insights and frameworks aligned to your role to shorten the time between a great idea and a great outcome, helping your teams win in the age of the customer. Contact us to learn more.

Purchase Report

This report is available for individual purchase ($745 USD).


Tools And Templates

Best Practice Assessments

best practices icon
  • Cloud Security Self-Assessment Interactive Tool

Table of Contents

  • You Must Develop A Comprehensive Cloud Security Strategy
  • Introducing Forrester's Cloud Security Strategy Life Cycle
  • Stage No. 1: Define The Business Justification For Cloud Security
  • Stage No. 2: Identify Your Stakeholders And Their Security Needs
  • Stage No. 3: Define Your Cloud Security Governance Process
  • Stage No. 4: Assess Current Technology And Identify Gaps
  • Stage No. 5: Create Your Three-Year Technology Road Map
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents

Recommended Research