Cloud adoption has ramped up over the past five years, according to a new Cloud Threat Report released by Oracle and KPMG this week. The percentage of businesses using public cloud services went from 57% in 2013 to 85% in 2018. In 2013, only 21% of organizations said they used infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). This year, that number hit 51% – a 143% increase.
This major shift is creating a new wave of cybersecurity challenges, says Akshay Bhargava, vice president of Oracle’s cloud business group. Enterprise cloud users are realizing the complexity of threats to data in the cloud as new devices and identities access cloud environments. If you’re thinking with a cloud-first mindset, you should make sure all the right boxes are checked before you make the leap.
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