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Why are enterprises overspending on the cloud?

Cloud services have grown exponentially in recent years, with businesses embracing the solutions to provide scalability, agility, and access to new applications. Most organizations have already embraced the cloud or are planning to do so — and the increased movement…

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84 percent of companies have only basic cloud security capability

A large majority of companies are only at an entry level in terms of their cloud security capabilities according to a new study. The research, carried out for cloud infrastructure security company Ermetic by Osterman Research, surveyed 326 organizations in…

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A third of businesses feel locked in to major cloud providers

Hyperscale cloud providers continue to dominate the market, with Azure and AWS in use as the major public cloud provider by 82 percent of businesses. But new research from Civo shows that 34 percent of users feel locked into the…

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IT and security leaders lack confidence in their ability to protect the cloud

A new study from secure access specialist Appgate based on research by the Ponemon Institute finds 60 percent of IT and security leaders are not confident in their organization’s ability to ensure secure cloud access. The survey of nearly 1,500…

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Drawing clearer insights from the cloud

Many companies are finding an outsized return on their technology investment in a familiar place: their data. That’s because the increasing sophistication of cloud analytics is helping more companies unlock value from their information. It’s a trend that’s pushing revenue…

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Over half of organizations suffer cyberattacks in the cloud

A new report reveals that 53 percent of organizations have experienced a cyberattack on their cloud infrastructure within the last 12 months. The 2022 Cloud Security Report from Netwrix shows that was the most common type of attack, experienced by…

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Cloud security remains a top concern

A new survey of cybersecurity professionals attending this week’s RSA conference shows that cloud security is their main concern. The study by Delinea shows 37 percent think cloud security is the main cybersecurity concern of the year, followed by ransomware…

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Digital transformation, security and cloud drive enterprise IT spending

Enterprise IT spending is continuing to increase, with 64 percent of respondents to a new study expecting to increase IT budgets in the next 12 months. This is up from 49 percent in January of 2021, though down from 71…

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Cloud data breaches rise as adoption and complexity increase

According to a new report, 45 percent of businesses have experienced a cloud-based data breach or failed audit in the past 12 months, up five percent from the previous year. The latest Cloud Security Report from Thales also shows multi-cloud…

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Five steps to a secure cloud architecture

Policy as code is central to establishing and maintaining secure cloud architecture by enabling security teams to impart their knowledge across the organization in a common, machine-readable language. Cloud computing cyberattacks don’t play out like the scenes from Hollywood thrillers….

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