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Cloud security woes strike again and its double trouble for multi-cloud users

September 04, 2019 / James Bourne
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A survey of C-suite executives from Nominet has found that, for more than half of respondents, cloud security remains a concern which becomes even more critical when multi-cloud comes in.The study, which polled 274 CISOs, CIOs and CTOs, found 52% were at least moderately concerned about security with regards to cloud adoption. One in five respondents said they were very concerned, compared to one in 10 who said they were not at all concerned.
Almost half (48%) of those polled said their organisation had a multi-cloud approach. Yet respondents using a multi-cloud approach were significantly more likely to have suffered a data breach 52% affirmed this compared with only 24% of hybrid cloud users.When it came to the specific threats organisations face, respondents were most concerned over exposure of customer data, increased threat surfaces, and improving cybercriminal sophistication.Almost two thirds (63%) of those polled said they already outsourced certain security services to m...