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On-Premise Security Tools Struggle to Survive in the Cloud

April 11, 2018

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Businesses say their current security tools aren’t effective in the cloud but hesitate to adopt cloud-based security systems.

Cloud usage is growing faster than businesses’ ability to secure it. While IT pros are quick to point out the benefits of SaaS applications, they are hesitant to adopt cloud-specific security tools. At the same time, their existing security systems are putting cloud-based data at risk.

Most (64%) large organizations say SaaS adoption is outpacing security, reports iboss in its new 2018 Enterprise Cloud Trends report. On average, about one-fifth of enterprise applications are SaaS, and the number is expected to hit 36% per business within the next two- to three years.

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