More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 01-04-2013

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Covert Apps  One-third of companies admitted to acquiring cloud applications without the IT side's knowledge. That makes it extremely difficult for CIOs to manage the security and compliance issues that will arise when deployment begins.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Ease of Entry  Although business leaders acquire cloud applications on their own, 70% of them say IT is responsible for managing user access and security.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Sensitive Info  14% of business leaders say they have no idea if sensitive information is stored in their newly acquired cloud application.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Mission-Critical Apps  IT leaders predict that one in three of their mission-critical apps will by living in the cloud by 2013.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Dramatic Clouds  By 2015, half of all mission-critical programs will be in the cloud, dramatically increasing the number of possible online issues for CIOs.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Hands On  Over 95% of employees admit to accessing corporate applications from their personal devices.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Lock Down!  Some companies have taken action: 33% of organizations say personal app usage at work is "fully locked down."

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Security Breaches  Locking down those apps might not be a bad idea, since security woes can quickly escalate. IT leaders certainly know that: 67% of them are "very concerned" about security breaches impacting their operations.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Managing Identities  Identity and access management can reduce the odds of security breaches. In fact, 60% of IT leaders say managing identities and access plays a "significant role" in security-breach prevention.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users

Pass or Fail?  A whopping 67% of respondents have no confidence that their company could pass an IT audit on the effectiveness of its internal controls over access privileges.

More Cloud Means More Worries For Enterprise Users