While a move to the cloud generally reduces the need for many of the classic and specialized IT roles, security analyst is one prominent exception, said Andy Stone, senior product manager at Sungard AS. Even as the industry moves toward DevSecOps, it's still vital to have personnel that focus purely on how to secure AWS, or other cloud environments you use. "The security landscape is rapidly changing, and it often takes a dedicated professional to protect against evolving threats," Stone said.

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