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10 KEY TAKEAWAYS CLOUD SECURITY REPORT 2019 (ISC)2

Cloud Security Report 2019
10 KEY TAKEAWAYS CLOUD SECURITY REPORT 2019 (ISC)2
10 KEY TAKEAWAYS CLOUD SECURITY REPORT 2019 (ISC)2
  1. 93% Organizations are moderately to extremely concerned about cloud security.

 

  1. 28% organizations experienced a public cloud related security incident in the last 12 months. 

 

  1. 84% organizations are at least moderately confident in their cloud security posture

 

  1. 84% Most organizations are at least moderately confident in their cloud security posture

 

  1. The top cloud security challenges highlighted in the survey are about data loss (64%) and data privacy (62%).

 

  1. The top two security headaches SOCs are struggling with are compliance (34%) and lack of visibility into infrastructure security (33%).

 

  1. Unauthorized access (42%) and insecure interfaces (42%) take the number one spot in this year’s survey as the single biggest vulnerability to cloud security. This is followed by misconfiguration of the cloud platform (40%), and hijacking of accounts (39%).

 

  1. Organizations recognize several key advantages of deploying cloud-based security solutions. Respondents selected:

Cost savings (42%) 

Faster time to deployment (39%)

better performance (34%) 

 

  1. The survey reveals that the biggest challenge organizations are facing is not technology, but people and processes. Staff expertise and training (41%) continues to rank as the highest barrier, followed by budget challenges (40%), data privacy concerns (38%), and lack of integration with on-premises platforms (34%).

 

  1. Top 10 most valued security certifications:

 

#1 CISSP 

#2 CCSP 

#3 CISM 

#4 CCSK 

#5 Security+ 

#6 CISA

#7 CEH 

#8 Network+ 

#9 CCISO 

#10 Cloud+

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