Given the rate of growth of public cloud services, it’s hard to argue that security concerns are an impediment to adoption. Nevertheless, it’s also clear that cloud security is still a major issue inside most IT organizations.
A new survey of 2,200 IT security professionals, which was conducted by CloudPassage and LinkedIn and released this week, drives this point home. A full 53 percent cite security as a barrier to cloud adoption, followed by compliance (42 percent) and data loss and leakage (40 percent).
Those results might not come as a surprise to most IT service providers, but the way that those organizations intend to solve those problems just might.