Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of continued learning to stay relevant. A specific area I want to highlight is cloud computing. For better or for worse, cloud computing is the future of IT for most organizations, and as I wrote earlier, the cloud is not magical and brings new security challenges for us to solve. At the same time, cloud computing brings fundamentally new security and recovery capabilities that simply weren’t practical or possible in traditional infrastructure. We have an opportunity to not only help our organizations embrace this transformational technology, but also to make some substantial security enhancements as well. To do this, though, we need to deeply understand cloud computing.
Some good places to start are: