In a recent Forbes video, Bluelock’s EVP of Product & Service Development, Jeff Ton, explained that, despite historic assumptions, using the cloud to run IT workloads and store critical data tends to be more secure than using internal infrastructure. He notes that privacy and security go hand-in hand, and because a cloud provider’s business model rests on the security of its cloud environments, a substantial portion of revenue – sometimes as much as 40% — is invested in monitoring these clouds for unwarranted activity. A typical business IT team, on the other hand, may not have the time or resources to devote the same level of attention to their internal IT systems.
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For this reason, Bluelock has seen even the most pragmatic industries, such as legal, embrace the cloud in recent years. Pressure from client base is also driving this cloud migration, as they demand secure operations for the protection of their data.
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Due to increased attention on cybersecurity events in the news recently, Bluelock commissioned IDG Research for a survey of executive leadership and IT managers across six major industries. In this survey, 64% of respondents cited lost customer confidence as their primary concern.
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