Top 10 Issues Eroding Cloud Confidence

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Within user organizations, differences are seen among workers in business units, information security and information technology departments. In every one of the security and assurance items, except for testing and assurance, security personnel are less confident that issues are currently being addressed. The difference in ranking among business, information security and IT participants is especially striking for the concerns for multi-tenancy item. The information security personnel who participated in the study displayed considerably less confidence than business and IT professionals that those problems are being solved.

Findings from a joint Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA survey show that government regulations, exit strategies and international data privacy dominate the top 10 areas where confidence in the cloud is lowest.

A collaborative project by ISACA and CSA, the “Cloud Market Maturity” study provides business and IT leaders with insight into the maturity of cloud computing and will help identify any changes in the market.  The report provides detailed insight on the adoption of cloud services among all levels within today’s global enterprises and businesses, including the C-suite.

The study reveals that cloud users in 50 countries were least confident about the following issues (ranked from least confident to most confident).

 

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