In an era of rapid transition and adoption of the cloud, there are many advantages such as rapid provisioning of data center resources and services, including the ability to scale (and pay) based on elastic needs.
Organizations must also consider the impacts to visibility and control of enterprise security and compliance needs across cloud and legacy infrastructures.
Security processes that were once visible are now hidden behind layers of abstraction.
This lack of visibility can cause concerns about data exposure and compromise, service reliability, ability to demonstrate compliance and overall security management.
Visibility is extremely critical and organizations should seek integrated views.