IDG finds that automating security and compliance with tools like Ansible helps financial services organizations run comprehensive, efficient environments — including in hybrid clouds. In addition, automating configuration and system patches prevents human errors that hackers can exploit. A 2019 report by the SANS Institute found that 19% of organizations had experienced unauthorized access to their cloud environments. As a result, 54% are adjusting their cloud strategies to meet evolving regulations. In this IDG checklist, learn how to build automation into existing and new systems while balancing customer expectations and security and compliance requirements.