Companies are increasingly moving data and applications to public cloud platforms. Sometimes these transitions happen with ITís approval and guidance; sometimes they donít. Regardless, a company that stores data and uses applications in multiple public clouds creates a challenging environment for the security architect. Itís difficult to gain visibility and control of the security posture when the organization relies on an assortment of disparate cloud platforms that all take different approaches to security and offer different tools. And itís hard for a small security staff to stay on top of disparate solutions that fail to integrate.