Cloud computing isn’t just another tech buzzword. It’s on track to becoming a standard solution delivery model for organizations of almost any size and industry. While cloud computing has technically been around since the 1950s, the cloud we know today has helped launch entire business models and applications we use every day (Facebook, Netflix, Salesforce, just to name a few). Cloud computing doesn’t show signs of slowing either. In fact, a report from Forrester indicates that the public cloud market will reach $191 billion by 2020.
Over half of all companies manually manage their access controls, but that could change soon.
Gartner’s recent report, Market Guide for SOD Controls Monitoring Tools, cautioned against the use of manual SoD risk analysis and remediation practices. It stated that using manual tools “could be expensive, inefficient and complicated without the proper use of automation.”