Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

As a former CIO, I have implemented and seen the significant benefits of cloud computing, both in the leverage of compute on demand via infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) delivery models, and in the use of software as a service (SaaS) applications. and IDC predicts the SaaS-based market will surpass $112 billion by 2019. Addressing this IT cloud security challenge is a two-fold challenge.

Software as a Service SaaS Implications for the IT Security Workforce

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My last blog described the implications of cloud computing going mainstream and its impact on the workforce. and IDC predicts the SaaS-based market will surpass $112 billion by 2019. So how does an organization extend its security policies and controls to public clouds and SaaS applications? As an example of the value of a platform, Palo Alto Networks has recently extended its platform capabilities into cloud solutions and SaaS applications.

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The Future of Workplace Learning

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We will of course, still need cars in 2019. Employees wear PDA-type devices which give them a sixth sense – a combination of computers and mobile phones which make work and learning on the move truly possible.