Here’s a six minute highlights video from CISO Series Video Chat: “Hacking Cloud Security Myths: An hour of critical thinking of the truths and lies around securing a cloud environment.”

Our guests for this discussion were:

Make sure to also check out my article, “Debunking 30 Enduring Myths of Cloud Security.”

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Best Bad Ideas

Congrats to Craig Hurter, director security operations, Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology for winning this week’s Best Bad Idea.

Other honorable mentions go to:

“Protect data in the cloud with thunder and lightning.” – Jason Dance, systems architect, Greenwich Associates

“Cloud provider includes a line item in their statement of work for free credit monitoring for the client and all of their customers.” – Sean Kelly, manager – enterprise information risk assurance, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

Best quotes from the chatroom

“Cloud security is only as weak as the team’s ability to understand the risks that need to be addressed in the cloud” – David Christensen, director of global information security engineering and operations, WEX

“For some of my customers, it’s their head if the data gets breached, so they want to control their own destiny, so to speak. Giving up that full control, even if theoretically improving risk profile, is difficult.” – Tony Tobey, CISO, Therap Services, LLC

“I back the cloud transformation narrative internally because it’s going to give me access to tooling and capabilities that are difficult to grow from zero in the traditional infrastructure.” – Chase Pettet, lead product security architect, Mirantis

“Thunderstorms can occur in the cloud so you need to have a severe weather plan within your incident response plan.” – Larry Rosen, manager, security advisory, Avanade