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Half of Aussie businesses find cloud privacy and data protection challenging to manage

Over 53 per cent of Australian businesses believe cloud privacy and data protection are more challenging to manage than on-premises, but according to the 2022 Thales Cloud Security Report, increasingly complex cloud environments are on the rise.

Half of Aussie businesses find cloud privacy and data protection challenging to manage
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Conducted by 451 Research, an S&P Global Market Intelligence arm, the 2022 Thales Cloud Security Report revealed that a fifth (22 per cent) of businesses in Australia now use over 50 software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, while one in 10 (10 per cent) uses over 100. Despite the rapid growth in the prevalence and use of cloud services among businesses, the research indicates many organisations are still navigating how to protect the complicated environments they have created.

According to Brian Grant, ANZ director at Thales Cloud Security, security and safety became an "afterthought" due to the swift adoption of "cloud-first" operation brought on by the pandemic.  

Read more at Cybersecurity Connect

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