Cyber Risk Alliance Research Study
The Harsh Realities of Cloud Security: Misconfigurations, Lack of Oversight and Little Visibility
Security priorities for cloud integrity and security
The Harsh Realities of Cloud Security research study conducted by the Cyber Risk Alliance and sponsored by Qualys highlights the challenges organizations face when building and deploying cloud platforms.
In this report, 216 security and IT leaders, security administrators, and compliance professionals share their insights about public cloud security capabilities, challenges, concerns, and current plans for acquiring cloud security solutions.
Key Research Findings:
- Two out of three survey respondents cite improved security among their top goals for current or future cloud deployments and migrations.
- Lower operational costs and compliance were primary cloud deployment drivers
- One-third of respondents indicated they are planning to add cloud security posture management to their cloud strategy
- Most organizations indicate they are likely to invest in cloud security in the coming year