2020 Cloud Security Report highlights top challenges

Published: Tuesday, 11 August 2020 07:35

Check Point and Cybersecurity Insiders have published their global 2020 Cloud Security Report, highlighting the challenges faced by enterprise security teams in protecting data and workloads in their public cloud deployments.

The report shows that public cloud security continues to be a major challenge: 75 percent of respondents stated they were ‘very concerned’ or ‘extremely concerned’ about it. The challenge is made more complex as 68 percent said their organizations used two or more different public cloud providers, which means that security teams often have to use multiple native security tools and management consoles to try and enforce security and compliance across the different environments.

Key findings of the 2020 Cloud Security Report include:

The 2020 Cloud Security Report is based on the results of an online survey of 653 cybersecurity and IT professionals, conducted in July 2020 to gain insights into the latest trends, key challenges and solutions for cloud security across a balanced cross-section of organizations of varying sizes across multiple industry sectors.  The survey was done by Cybersecurity Insiders, the information security community.

Obtain the report.