As the latest data breach imbroglio boils on, we have some data and insight into the importance of security on the path to value in the cloud. Our survey of 350 business and technology executives revealed that data security is a top concern when migrating to the cloud. The stakes are raised because collaboration is a major cloud benefit and companies are putting more and more data in the cloud.
But despite their concerns, companies haven’t assessed their own needs from cloud vendors or their own readiness, and they’re not emphasizing security when choosing providers. For a more detailed look at the state of security in the cloud, check out our think piece on the topic.