Access Management , Cloud Security , Governance & Risk Management

Setting IAM Priorities in the Shift to the Cloud

Consultant James Gosnold on Avoiding Shortcuts
James Gosnold of CloudKubed

As more organizations rely more heavily on cloud-based applications as a result of a remote workforce, they must avoid taking identity and access management shortcuts, says James Gosnold of the cloud consultancy CloudKubed, who calls for the addition of another layer of authentication.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Gosnold discusses:

  • How threat actors have adapted to the new remote workforce and compromises organizations might have made to deploy it;
  • The role of containerization;
  • Advice to security teams about refining their strategies and taking a "zero trust" approach.

Gosnold is head of security associate for U.K.-based CloudKubed. He formerly worked as head of technology services security at DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) and head of the CISO practice at Fujitsu Services.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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