Since the Covid-19 lockdown digital transformation is quickly becoming a business imperative. It is no longer just good to have, now that organizations need to engage digitally with their customers. Cloud adoption is one of the technology areas that has seen growth during pandemic, given that it is one of the best ways that IT leaders can solve the paradox of investing in digital transformation and cost optimization.
However, the move to the cloud is not without concerns and complications, with security being recognized as one of the key challenges to successful cloud adoption. This paper discusses the key drivers, challenges with the cloud adoption and the role that Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) play in an organization’s cloud journey.