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Published: 18 Jun 2013

Jan Stafford The concern for cloud security still knits the brows of business and software decision makers, from software developers and architects to CEOs and CIOs, according to anecdotal and statistical evidence. Anecdotal? The house was packed for the "Security in 2013" session at the San Francisco Amazon Web Services Summit 2013. Statistical? TechTarget surveys from cloud's early days, the mid-ought's, until the new March 2013 Cloud Pulse research shows that security is the biggest barrier to cloud adoption, with a consistent 33-36% of respondents saying so. There's not enough security in cloud environments said over 32% of the nearly 1,300 business and IT respondents to TechTarget's first quarter 2013 Cloud Pulse survey. About 34% were put off by not having enough control over cloud environments, certainly a related topic. Other companies' surveys reveal higher levels of concern about security. Concerns about security are impeding enterprise cloud adoption for 54% of respondents to a recent Trend Micro survey, according to AWS Summit speaker JD Sherry, ... Access >>>

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