Cloud Security , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Why Automation Is Essential to Cloud Security

Microsoft's Diana Kelley Shares Insights on Bridging Cloud Security Gaps
Diana Kelley, cybersecurity field CTO, Microsoft

Because of the lack of specialists with the skills needed to run security operations in the cloud, intelligent automation is essential, says Microsoft's Diana Kelley.

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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore, Kelley discusses:

  • Intelligent automation and a structured, sustainable approach;
  • How the cloud can be a security imperative for business;
  • The concept of "data gravity" and its relevance.

Kelley is the cybersecurity field chief technology officer for Microsoft. She provides guidance to C-level executives at large, global companies. She is a faculty member with IANS Research, an industry mentor at the CyberSecurity Factory and a guest lecturer at Boston College's master of science in cybersecurity program. Previously, she was the global executive security adviser at IBM Security and a general manager at Symantec.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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