While many organizations are still struggling to manage vulnerabilities on-premise, there are many that now have to deal with vulnerabilities in the Cloud as well. If this is not the case for your organization today, it may be in the very near future. How does Cloud affect vulnerability management (VM)? Do we need to do anything differently to account for cloud workloads? Is moving to the Cloud going to help or hurt our vulnerability management efforts? What are the options for finding and treating vulnerabilities in the Cloud? Does my reporting and communication need to change? These are common questions I hear as I discuss this important topic with others.
Cloud and development methodologies commonly used in the Cloud definitely require us to adapt some of our processes and technology. However, they also present some unique opportunities to lighten our VM workload and leverage cloud capabilities and services to streamline our treatment processes and procedures. This presentation will provide answers to these questions and highlight some of the impacts and benefits of Cloud on managing security vulnerabilities.