Forty percent of the 750 respondents reported the cloud is much more secure than their own data centers, double the percentage in 2018. Thirty-five percent rated the cloud as more secure. Fourteen percent believe the cloud is not as protected with 12 percent saying it is less secure; 2 percent much less secure.
Twelve percent reported the security levels are the same.
The survey found widespread adoption of cloud technology with 76 percent utilizing infrastructure-as-a-service today; while 50 percent expect to move all data to the cloud in the next two years. Eighty percent are concerned their cloud service providers will become competitors in core markets.
Multiple security products are used by most organizations, the survey: Sixty percent responded that they have more than 76 products. Seventy-eight percent employ more than 50 cybersecurity product while; 37 percent has more than 100.