6 Cloud Security Predictions for 2019

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In 2018, more organizations adopted cloud computing, and at a rapidly growing pace. The main drivers for cloud were high efficiency, easier and faster deployments, and, of course, scalability. But from a security perspective, the speedy adoption of cloud computing is forcing security professionals to learn about new challenges, cloud-specific risks, and relevant mitigations as well as to develop more modern cybersecurity strategies.

The past year also brought with it a greater number of security incidents related to misconfigured cloud accounts, which is a trend that I expect to increase as more organizations adopt cloud computing without growing their cloud security teams or hiring professionals with a deep understanding of cloud security issues.

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