Third, respondents’ data showed a near-40% increase in cloud security incidents compared to a similar survey performed last year, with 61% of organizations reporting “significant disruptions”. Also:

    • 91% of respondents indicated they were prioritizing AI to enhance their security posture, shifting focus towards proactive threat prevention.
    • 25% of respondents cited having fully implemented Cloud Native Application Protection Platforms.
    • 54% of respondents cited facing challenges in maintaining consistent regulatory standards across multi-cloud environments. Additionally, 49% indicated struggling with integrating cloud services into legacy systems, often complicated by limited IT resources.