With its “transform” theme, this year’s RSA conference reflected how organizations have faced the last two years of the pandemic and a largely remote workforce. Every company across any industry had to be a software company in order to survive. We saw brick-and-mortar companies going online. And for many companies, survival depended on digital transformation using cloud services.
Speaking of driving efficiencies, a big challenge for cloud-native security is scaling security as development teams grow. ESG research on the life and times of cybersecurity professionals reported the most significant skills shortage in cloud computing security (39%), followed by security analysis and investigations (30%) and application security (30%).