Cloud Adoption On The Rise, IT Pros Unsure Of Risk

Even though misconfigurations in public clouds create risks to enterprise security, a new study found that more than half of IT professionals do not really understand the risks inherent in public cloud misconfigurations as well as they understand risks within their traditional IT environments.

The 2019 State of Enterprise Cloud and Container Adoption and Security report published by DivvyCloud found that despite the reality that cloud adoption is on the rise, IT professionals are unaware of the security risks associated with their organizations’ adoption of cloud and container services. In fact, less than half of participants could accurately identify that the risk of misconfiguration in public cloud is higher than the risk in traditional IT environments, the study found.

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