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Must-Know Cloud Security Statistics [Latest Report]

In this post, we will explore a collection of key statistics related to cloud security, shedding light on the prevalent challenges, trends, and practices in the industry. From the impact of employee skills on security breaches to the encryption practices of businesses, these statistics offer valuable insights into the current state of cloud security. Stay tuned to gain a deeper understanding of the landscape and implications for businesses relying on cloud technologies.

Statistic 1

"More than 80% of a company’s workload is on the cloud due to the advantages of cloud security."

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Statistic 2

"82% of cloud security breaches are caused by a lack of employee skills."

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Statistic 3

"83% of businesses do not encrypt their sensitive data when using the cloud, despite the complexity of the process."

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Statistic 4

"30% of businesses are not engaging with efficient security controls, which can lead to security problems."

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Statistic 5

"More than 80% of a company’s workload is on the cloud due to the advantages of cloud security."

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Statistic 6

"68% of cloud takeovers are a major threat to cloud security systems."

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Statistic 7

"83% of businesses do not encrypt their sensitive data when using the cloud, despite the complexity of the process."

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Statistic 8

"Only 40% of sensitive data is not encrypted, and organizations use external cloud providers to store sensitive data for security purposes."

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Statistic 9

"58% of businesses cannot afford to recover from a security failure, and only 10% of businesses perform a daily backup of their data."

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Statistic 10

"Over 80% of data backups are uploaded to the cloud, making data security more secure than other devices."

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Statistic 11

"94% of businesses view cloud security as a great asset, and 70% of companies are highly efficient and cost effective with it."

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Statistic 12

"46% of respondents in a 2015 survey said that a cloud environment has made security more difficult to achieve."

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Statistic 13

"As of August 2022, the Google Cloud Marketplace offered 5,000 products and services, 1,230 of which were virtual machines."

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In conclusion, the statistics presented highlight both the growing reliance on cloud services for business operations and the ongoing challenges in cloud security management. The data reveal a concerning trend of inadequate employee skills, lack of encryption practices, and insufficient engagement with security controls among businesses utilizing the cloud. While the majority of companies recognize the benefits of cloud security, there remains a gap in implementation and preparedness for potential security breaches. It is evident that organizations need to prioritize training, encryption practices, and proactive security measures to mitigate risks and safeguard sensitive data stored in the cloud.

Sources

Logo of 1 – cybertalk.org/2021/10/20/key-cloud-security-statistics-that-will-reshape-your-cloud-perspectives/

1 – cybertalk.org/2021/10/20/key-cloud-security-statistics-that-will-reshape-your-cloud-perspectives/

Logo of 2 – copado.com/devops-hub/blog/cloud-security-advantages-and-disadvantages-to-accessibility

2 – copado.com/devops-hub/blog/cloud-security-advantages-and-disadvantages-to-accessibility

Logo of 3 – expertinsights.com/insights/50-cloud-security-stats-you-should-know/#:~:text=the%20latest%20figures.-,The%20Frequency%20Of%20Cloud%20Attacks,up%2010%25%20from%20last%20year.

3 – expertinsights.com/insights/50-cloud-security-stats-you-should-know/#:~:text=the%20latest%20figures.-,The%20Frequency%20Of%20Cloud%20Attacks,up%2010%25%20from%20last%20year.

Logo of 4 – swisscyberinstitute.com/blog/21-cloud-security-statistics-you-probably-didnt-know/

4 – swisscyberinstitute.com/blog/21-cloud-security-statistics-you-probably-didnt-know/

Logo of 5 – securitymagazine.com/articles/96412-40-of-organizations-have-suffered-a-cloud-based-data-breach

5 – securitymagazine.com/articles/96412-40-of-organizations-have-suffered-a-cloud-based-data-breach

Logo of 6 – get.eftsure.com.au/statistics/cloud-computing-statistics/

6 – get.eftsure.com.au/statistics/cloud-computing-statistics/

Logo of 7 – webtribunal.net/blog/backup-statistics/

7 – webtribunal.net/blog/backup-statistics/

Logo of 8 – enterpriseappstoday.com/stats/backup-statistics.html#:~:text=84%25%20of%20businesses%20use%20cloud%20backup.&text=Because%20of%20the%20cloud’s%20accessibility,or%20large%20companies%20(81%25).

8 – enterpriseappstoday.com/stats/backup-statistics.html#:~:text=84%25%20of%20businesses%20use%20cloud%20backup.&text=Because%20of%20the%20cloud’s%20accessibility,or%20large%20companies%20(81%25).

Logo of 9 – salesforce.com/products/platform/best-practices/benefits-of-cloud-computing/

9 – salesforce.com/products/platform/best-practices/benefits-of-cloud-computing/

Logo of cloudlytics.com/major-security-benefits-of-cloud-computing/

cloudlytics.com/major-security-benefits-of-cloud-computing/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/1319165/global-cloud-security-priorities/

statista.com/statistics/1319165/global-cloud-security-priorities/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/258718/market-growth-forecast-of-public-it-cloud-services-worldwide/

statista.com/statistics/258718/market-growth-forecast-of-public-it-cloud-services-worldwide/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/501337/worldwide-cloud-computing-challenges-and-benefits/

statista.com/statistics/501337/worldwide-cloud-computing-challenges-and-benefits/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/1081654/hybrid-cloud-environment-organization-worldwide-benefit/

statista.com/statistics/1081654/hybrid-cloud-environment-organization-worldwide-benefit/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/511283/worldwide-survey-cloud-computing-risks/

statista.com/statistics/511283/worldwide-survey-cloud-computing-risks/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/1313223/cloud-security-problems-companies-italy/

statista.com/statistics/1313223/cloud-security-problems-companies-italy/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/1291401/spain-companies-cloud-providers-satisfaction/

statista.com/statistics/1291401/spain-companies-cloud-providers-satisfaction/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/1251443/exposure-public-cloud-provider/

statista.com/statistics/1251443/exposure-public-cloud-provider/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/1246139/google-cloud-number-of-services-marketplace/

statista.com/statistics/1246139/google-cloud-number-of-services-marketplace/

Logo of statista.com/statistics/203578/global-forecast-of-cloud-computing-services-growth/

statista.com/statistics/203578/global-forecast-of-cloud-computing-services-growth/

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