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Cloud Security: New Research Says IT Pros Still Skittish
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John_Cheek
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John_Cheek,
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4/4/2017 | 9:15:39 AM
Risks
I wonder why only 33% of respondents cited general security risks as the major barrier to increased cloud adoption. As for me, cloud security is essential and none wants to get his or her private documents to be stolen. On the other hand, we rarely pay attention to the safety of websites we use daily which can help people steal info with ease.

 
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
3/30/2017 | 11:33:07 AM
"qualified personnel"
I strongly suspect that, for the 28% who cited "lack of qualified personnel," the majority of them really meant "lack of cheap and qualified personnel."  We're still in this in-between era where many enterprises understand that they need to invest more in cybersecurity, but they're not willing to pay for it.

To be fair, however, it is worth mentioning cloud security -- from a technical standpoint -- has evolved such that many of the risks are primarily of the "PEBKAC" variety. ;)


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