The cloud is hardly new for most industries, but insurance is still in its early days with respect to widespread adoption. While solid progress is being made—a recent report from Novarica shows that more than 70% of insurers now use cloud computing (more than triple the last few years)—most have implemented it only in segments of their businesses, and not enterprise-wide.

By and large, insurers are still at the tip of the iceberg with cloud computing, and security is one of their most significant reasons for caution. Accenture found 65% of insurers see security risk as a main concern. However, there are steps that insurance chief information security officers (CISOs), and their cloud solution providers, can take to mitigate the risk during the migration to the cloud and ensure that all involved parties are aligned and collaborating effectively.

Please register to continue.

Already registered? Log in.

Once you register, you'll receive:

  • News analysis

    The context and insight you need to stay abreast of the most important developments in cybersecurity. CISO and practitioner perspectives; strategy and tactics; solutions and innovation; policy and regulation.

  • Archives

    Unlimited access to nearly 20 years of SC Media industry analysis and news-you-can-use.

  • Daily Newswire

    SC Media’s essential morning briefing for cybersecurity professionals.

  • Learning Express

    One-click access to our extensive program of virtual events, with convenient calendar reminders and ability to earn CISSP credits.