Security worries delay migration to the cloud

Nearly a third of enterprises plan to increase their public cloud usage in the next 12 to 18 months, but the majority harbor significant concerns about cyber attacks and breaches in their hybrid environments. An international survey of 450 senior security and network professionals by security vendor AlgoSec reveals the greatest concerns about applications in the cloud are cyber attacks (cited by 58 percent) and unauthorized access (53 percent), followed by application outages and mis-configured cloud security controls. The biggest security management challenges in hybrid clouds are lack of visibility (cited by 63 percent of enterprises) and managing security policies… [Continue Reading]