Best Practice Report

The Security Best Practices Of Cloud Migrations

September 20th, 2021
With contributors:
Merritt Maxim , David Holmes , Bill Martorelli , Hailey DiCicco , Peggy Dostie


Migrating your computing infrastructure from on-premises to the hybrid cloud — infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), and private clouds — is a competitive must, but it can be challenging to implement correctly and within budget. Security and risk (S&R) professionals should plan and coordinate migrating workloads to the cloud, paying particular attention to: 1) data security; 2) identities; 3) network; and 4) compute and cloud platform configuration. Because cloud migration defines the maturity of your cloud security maturity, it’s imperative to plan and do it well; this report provides key best practices for the process.

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