Study: Cloud Provider Confidence Still Lacking

Cloud Survey Finds Lack Of Confidence

While the use of Software-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud providers has increased since 2010, firms are still not fully confident in the security of those services, according to a new study conducted by The Ponemon Institute. The survey of 748 U.S.-based IT and IT security practitioners found that only half of those using SaaS or IaaS are confident in the security of those services. In fact, 46 percent of IT professionals in the study said security concerns stopped or slowed cloud adoption in their organization. The study was commissioned by CA Technologies.

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