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New research was released by CloudPassage today demonstrating security executives at major North American organisations are not convinced conventional network security is sufficient to protect their cloud computing environments.

The survey commissioned by CloudPassage and administered by IDG Research and CSO Strategic Marketing Services surveyed high-level security professionals at major North American organizations on their attitudes toward cloud security, key adoption drivers, and the effectiveness of traditional security solutions in cloud environments. Chief among the findings was that 80% of respondents don’t think traditional network security tools can adequately protect cloud infrastructure, while at the same time noting that fully 58% of IT services will be based in public, private or hybrid cloud environments in the next 18 months, a dramatic increase over the 43% today.

The survey also notes that cloud adoption continues to grow because agility, efficiency and speed are of paramount importance to enterprises. However, as organizations…

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