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Dealing with cloud security shortfalls

December 22, 2022

72% of IT leaders believe their companies moved to the cloud without properly understanding the skills, maturity curve, and complexities of making it all work securely, according to a recent CloudBolt Software report.

The results of the study should be concerning to enterprises:

  • 68% said their organization’s security skill set across all clouds was only “somewhat mature.”
  • Only 8% of respondents confirmed they had implemented highly operationalized cloud security practices when spinning up new compute resources and environments; 83% say that they have “somewhat” done so.
  • Only 6% of respondents say that their companies automatically build security into every workload up front; 51% say they do it “sometimes.”

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