Typical hybrid cloud IT integration strategies have fundamental design flaws that CIOs and CISOs need to address if they’re going to avert another attack on the scale of SolarWinds. The design flaws are evident in existing approaches to integrating public and private clouds with legacy systems. Inconsistent endpoint security and privileged access management has turned out to be highly penetrable and painfully lacking.
The first two articles in this series explain how getting hybrid cloud security right is hard and how the SolarWinds hack exposed hybrid clouds’ greatest weaknesses. This post lays out an approach to solve hybrid cloud security challenges today.