With several years of cloud adoption in organizations, approaches to security have been evolving rapidly. To dig deeper into these concerns and the controls being used to mitigate both sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud security risks, the Cloud Security Alliance and Bitglass conducted a survey of 176 IT security leaders. Respondents revealed that visibility and control remain major issues for many organizations. In fact, more than half do not have adequate visibility and have experienced a security incident due to lack of appropriate controls. Based o_x001F_ of our responses approximately 93 percent of individuals are still concerned about shadow IT compared to this time last year. On the topic of whether cloud vendors should be forced to cooperate with government requests for data, just over half opposed to cooperation.
Release Date: 08/17/2016