32% of healthcare organizations store a wide range of sensitive data in the cloud, including healthcare data and personally identifiable information (PII) of customers and employees, according to Netwrix. In addition, the number of those who are ready to adopt cloud-first approach has increased by 31% since 2018, and the number considering becoming 100% cloud-based…

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will more than double over the 2019-2023 forecast period, according to IDC. With a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.3%, public cloud spending will grow from $229 billion in 2019 to nearly $500 billion in 2023. “Adoption of public (shared) cloud services continues to grow…

Almost half (49%) of businesses believe cloud apps make them a target for cyber attacks, a Thales research reveals. Surveying 1,050 IT decision makers globally, Thales’ 2019 Access Management Index revealed that cloud applications (49%) are listed in the top three reasons an organization might be attacked, just behind unprotected infrastructure such as IoT devices…

Security professionals continue to face a number of major challenges as more organizations move legacy IT operations to cloud infrastructure and applications, and traditional security tools often fall short, according to Delta Risk. The research, produced by Cybersecurity Insiders, clearly shows that organizations must assess their cloud security posture and strategies on a regular basis…

Enterprises are struggling to keep up with the rapid expansion of cloud within their businesses, according to Symantec. Surveying 1,250 security decision makers across the globe, Symantec’s Cloud Security Threat Report (CSTR) uncovered insights on the shifting cloud security landscape, finding enterprises have reached a tipping point: more than half (53%) of all enterprise compute…

AWS Security Hub gives customers a central place to manage security and compliance across an AWS environment. It aggregates, organizes, and prioritizes security alerts – called findings – from AWS services such as Amazon GuardDuty, Amazon Inspector, and Amazon Macie, and from a large and growing list of AWS Partner Network (APN) solutions. Customers can…

Cloud services are the most significant advance in IT since the introduction of the internet itself, and most organizations today benefit from the collaboration, scalability and cost-effectiveness enabled by the use of cloud services, according to McAfee. With an increasing amount of sensitive data stored in the cloud, organizations are also finding challenges in managing…

Two-thirds of large enterprises are not realizing the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys identifying security and the complexity of business and operational change as barriers, according to Accenture. Based on a survey of 200 senior IT professionals from large businesses worldwide, the report — “Perspectives on Cloud Outcomes: Expectation vs. Reality” — suggests…