Cloud Security Week 2018

CRN presents Cloud Security Week 2018.

CRN Cloud Security Week

Cloud security has moved to the forefront of the IT industry's focus due to factors ranging from increased adoption of bring-your-own-device and connected devices to smart cities and government mandates around cloud adoption.

The market itself is poised for exponential growth, with cloud security sales expected to reach $12.73 billion in 2022, up from $4.09 billion in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate of 25.5 percent, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets.

CRN's Cloud Security Week will dive into the security benefits and drawbacks of public cloud as compared with private or hybrid cloud, and take a look at the most important cloud-focused startups bursting onto the scene. Other works will examine the security implications of emerging technologies such as machine learning, container technology, artificial intelligence, and blockchain.

8 Cloud Security Execs RevealThe Startups They're Most Excited About

CRN asks eight security CEOs, sales executives and technical leaders which startup or startups they believe are delivering the most innovation around cloud security.

Public Cloud Can Make Security EasierAnd More Powerful, Experts Say, But Visibility, Ownership Challenges Persist

Everything from gaining visibility into where sensitive data resides to ensuring customers hold up their end of the shared security responsibility model poses a potential risk in the public cloud, experts say.

6 Ways Blockchain Can Be UsedTo Make Cloud Customers More Secure

From ensuring that data is fresh at all times to simplifying the management of consent to cutting out third party intermediaries, here's how six cloud security experts said blockchain could be a boon for businesses.

Artificial Intelligence Offers Cost, Scale AdvantagesFor Securing Cloud Applications, Workloads, Experts Say

The cloud has made it much faster and cheaper to deploy artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, making it easier for businesses to detect threats and glean insights from large amounts of data, experts say.