Cloud security issues
Many firms have multiple security products, budget issues, system incompatibilities and a lack of skills—offering opportunities to security service providers.
22% of breached organizations lost customers, 29% lost revenue and 23% lost business opportunities.
• Budget: 35%
• Compatibility Issues: 28%
• Lack of trained personnel: 25%
• Certification requirements: 25%
65% of the organizations surveyed use from six to more than 50 security products.
Nearly 30% of systems were impacted for 61% of organizations during a security breach. Systems were down from 1 to 8 hours for 65% of organizations.
27% of employee-introduced third-party cloud applications were categorized as high risk and created significant security concerns.
Adware infected 75% of organizations, 65% of email is spam and 8% of spam is malicious.
44% of security alerts are not investigated, and 54% of legitimate alerts are not remediated.
• Advice and consulting: 51%
• Auditing: 46%
• Incident response: 45%
• Monitoring: 45%
• Threat intelligence: 41%
52% of the security professionals surveyed said they outsourced services to save costs, while 48% said they outsourced them to get unbiased insights.
90% of organizations are improving threat defense technologies and processes after attacks by separating IT and security functions (38%), increasing security awareness training for employees (38%) and implementing risk mitigation techniques (37%).