More reasons to put secure data in the public cloud


The worldwide market for Cloud intrusion protection software is projected to grow by $1.8 billion and have a increased growth of 24.8 percent. This should surprise nobody, taking into consideration the amount of core business assets which are being pushed into the cloud now, in addition to the quantity which security providers are spending cloud.

This is really an issue of considering risk. What’s the danger in leaving the information in which it is, versus going it to some public cloud? Most importantly, what risk are you taking on by not transferring the data?

The answer to that question has changed a whole lot during the last few years, and it is largely because of the simple fact that R&D paying security technology providers has shifted wholeheartedly into the cloud. In other words, if you’re looking for a quickly evolving technology that is current with the most current security attributes, the public cloud may be your only option. This is not even considering the price and agility benefits, that will need to be baked into your hosting options as well.

Consequently, if you can’t force the market to shift one way or other you’re left with few choices. It’s the public cloud followed by state-of-the-art security solutions that provide the security that you’ll need. This accounts for the projected 24.8 percent compounded growth because substance, not including consulting, along with other echo-system products which aid in cloud-based security but are usually not counted.

What’s core here’s rank-and-file enterprises becoming comfortable with the idea of moving data and leaving it at the cloud–moreover, all the work that has to be performed to ensure that the information is and remains secure.

To be honest, I see the paranoia. Additionally, I expect a few significant cloud-based breaches in the near future. Nonetheless, these breaches will not be due to a deficiency of solid security technology; they will be brought on by a deficiency of security talent. This is the point where the vulnerabilities are really appearing, and no amount of technology can solve that issue. “You can’t fix stupid.”

The change is coming. Start preparing your people now, if you want to really create cloud security work.

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