Key Focus

  • Data loss or leak was the biggest security concern, with 44% of organisations pointing to this as a top focus area, according to Sophos'State of Cloud Security 2020 study.
    Amid Alibaba's increased efforts to build up its cloud footprint, Google also is beefing up its coverage in Asia-Pacific where it says it will operate seven cloud regions by early-2019, up from just one region two years ago.
    Conducted by Vanson Bourne, the survey polled 3,521 IT managers across 26 markets including 158 in Singapore, 227 in India, 162 in China, 148 in Australia, 126 in Japan, 191 in the UK, and 413 in the US. These respondents used services from at least one of the following public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMWare Cloud on AWS, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud, and Oracle Cloud
  • Majority of firms concerned about public cloud security, most have suffered breach.
    Some 96% of organisations are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in India, which is the highest worldwide, 74% in Australia, and 71% in Singapore.
    Eileen Yu
    By Eileen Yu for By The Way | July 9, 2020 -- 06:16 GMT (23:16 PDT) | Topic: Security.
    Most businesses are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they have experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in India, where this figure is highest worldwide


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High Level Topics

  • CLOUD
  • ATTACKS
  • SECURITY
  • High Level Abstractions

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  • References

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    • (Read more)   top
      Some 96% of organisations are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in India, which is the highest worldwide, 74% in Australia, and 71% in Singapore.
      Eileen Yu
      By Eileen Yu for By The Way | July 9, 2020 -- 06:16 GMT (23:16 PDT) | Topic: Security.
      Most businesses are worried about the current state of their...
    • (Read more)   top
      Conducted by Vanson Bourne, the survey polled 3,521 IT managers across 26 markets including 158 in Singapore, 227 in India, 162 in China, 148 in Australia, 126 in Japan, 191 in the UK, and 413 in the US. These respondents used services from at least one of the following public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMWare Cloud on AWS, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud,...
    • ( CLOUD, SECURITY, WORLDWIDE )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      Some 96% of organisations are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in India, which is the highest worldwide, 74% in Australia, and 71% in Singapore.
      Eileen Yu
      By Eileen Yu for By The Way | July 9, 2020 -- 06:16 GMT (23:16 PDT) | Topic: Security.
      Most businesses are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70%...
    • ( CLOUD, SECURITY, SOPHOS )  top
    • (Read more)   top Data loss or leak was the biggest security concern, with 44% of organisations pointing to this as a top focus area, according to Sophos'State of Cloud Security 2020 study.
      Amid Alibaba's increased efforts to build up its cloud footprint, Google also is beefing up its coverage in Asia-Pacific where it says it will operate seven cloud regions by early-2019, up from just one region...
    • (Read more)   top Europe, on the other hand, experienced the lowest proportion of security breaches, which Sophos attributed to the region's implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
      Europe reported the lowest rates of malware infections at an average 29%, while 24% experienced data leaks and 22% encountered ransomware attacks.
      Amongst...
    • ( CLOUD, SECURITY, SINGAPORE )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      Some 96% of organisations are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in India, which is the highest worldwide, 74% in Australia, and 71% in Singapore.
      Eileen Yu
      By Eileen Yu
      for By The Way | July 9, 2020 -- 06:16 GMT (23:16 PDT) | Topic: Security.
      Most businesses are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they have experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in...
    • (Read more)   top
      Conducted by Vanson Bourne, the survey polled 3,521 IT managers across 26 markets including 158 in Singapore, 227 in India, 162 in China, 148 in Australia, 126 in Japan, 191 in the UK, and 413 in the US. These respondents used services from at least one of the following public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMWare Cloud on AWS, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud,...
    • ( CLOUD, SECURITY, AUSTRALIA )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      Some 96% of organisations are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in India, which is the highest worldwide, 74% in Australia, and 71% in Singapore.
      Eileen Yu
      By Eileen Yu for By The Way | July 9, 2020 -- 06:16 GMT (23:16 PDT) | Topic: Security.
      Most businesses are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they have...
    • (Read more)   top
      Conducted by Vanson Bourne, the survey polled 3,521 IT managers across 26 markets including 158 in Singapore, 227 in India, 162 in China, 148 in Australia, 126 in Japan, 191 in the UK, and 413 in the US. These respondents used services from at least one of the following public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMWare Cloud on AWS, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud, and Oracle Cloud
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    • (Read more)   top ... markets including 158 in Singapore, 227 in India, 162 in China, 148 in Australia, 126 in Japan, 191 in the UK, and 413 in the US. These respondents used services from at least one of the following public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMWare Cloud on AWS, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud, and Oracle Cloud.
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    • (Read more)   top
      Conducted by Vanson Bourne, the survey polled 3,521 IT managers across 26 markets including 158 in Singapore, 227 in India, 162 in China, 148 in Australia, 126 in Japan, 191 in the UK, and 413 in the US. These respondents used services from at least one of the following public...
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    • (Read more)   topCompanies that used more than one public cloud platforms reported more security incidents than their peers that used only one platform. In addition, system misconfigurations enabled 66% of cyber attacks either because attackers were able to exploit a misconfigured system or tap flaws in the firewall applications to steal credentials of cloud provider accounts
    • (Read more)   top ... which Sophos attributed to the region's implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Europe reported the lowest rates of malware infections at an average 29%, while 24% experienced data leaks and 22% encountered ransomware attacks. Amongst their top cloud security concerns, globally, 41% cited the ability to identify and respond to security incidents, while 28% pointed to having to manage multiple cloud service providers. Some 73% of companies were operating multi-vendor public...
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    • (Read more)   topSome 71% in the city-state had experienced a public cloud security breach in the past year, including 66% who encountered ransomware and other malware and 30% who reported data leak. Some 19% uncovered accounts that were compromised while 13% reported cryptojacking.
      Worldwide, 96% were concerned about the current level of their public cloud security, according to the report
    • (Read more)   top
      Europe reported the lowest rates of malware infections at an average 29%, while 24% experienced data leaks and 22% encountered ransomware attacks.
      Amongst their top cloud security concerns, globally, 41% cited the ability to identify and respond to security incidents, while 28% pointed to having to manage multiple cloud service providers.
      Some 73% of companies were operating...
    • ( SECURITY, MALWARE )  top
    • (Read more)   topSome 71% in the city-state had experienced a public cloud security breach in the past year, including 66% who encountered ransomware and other malware and 30% who reported data leak. Some 19% uncovered accounts that were compromised while 13% reported cryptojacking.
      Worldwide, 96% were concerned about the current level of their public cloud security, according to the report
    • (Read more)   top
      Europe reported the lowest rates of malware infections at an average 29%, while 24% experienced data leaks and 22% encountered ransomware attacks.
      Amongst their top cloud security concerns, globally, 41% cited the ability to identify and respond to security incidents, while 28% pointed...
    • ( SECURITY, AUSTRALIA )  top
    • (Read more)   topSee ( CLOUD , SECURITY , AUSTRALIA )
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