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How to Retain the Right Kinds of Control in the Cloud. Make no mistake: all models of cloud — IaaS, PaaS, SaaS — invoke a shift of responsibility away from IT departments toward data and application owners. But that is not necessarily a bad move. Gartner CISO Playbook dispels the myth that security and risk management leaders should be concerned about relinquishing total control when moving to the cloud. The shift to the cloud does, however, require leaders to embrace a new mindset. It requires them to refocus priorities towards, identity, data, and workloads — while also becoming comfortable with giving up ownership of the underlying platform. The Playbook details the three impacts and four recommendations security and risk management leaders responsible for cloud security must consider.